Emergency Departments (EDs)

Jul 30, 2020
AHA Board Chair Melinda Estes, M.D., authored an opinion article for USA Today, urging patients to continue to rely on hospitals and emergency rooms for non-COVID-19, life-saving, medically necessary care.
Jun 22, 2020
A new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows emergency department visits dropped by 23% for heart attacks, 20% for strokes and 10% for hyperglycemic crises in first 10 weeks after the COVID-19 public health emergency declaration. 
Jun 3, 2020
U.S. hospital emergency department visits declined by an estimated 42% between March 29 and April 25 compared to a year ago, while visits for infectious disease screening or exposure were nearly four times higher, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Apr 1, 2020
The Department of Labor March 28 released a set of frequently asked questions, which included information on how it defines “health care provider” and “emergency responder” under policies established by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
May 29, 2019
Dayton-area hospitals treated about 130 people for storm-related injuries after tornadoes struck the area Monday night, according to WHIO-TV.