Posted Friday, May 1st, 2020
A Message from Atlantic Health
If you are experiencing a serious illness or severe symptoms of any kind, please do not put off seeking emergency medical care due to fears of coronavirus. Delaying emergency medical help could worsen symptoms or result in a life-threatening situation. In the event of a medical emergency, do not hesitate to call 9-1-1.
All Atlantic Health System emergency departments remain open for an emergency of any kind, including both COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 related illnesses. Hospitals have implemented many safety measures to keep patients and caregivers safe.
Heart attacks and strokes don’t stop during a pandemic, so don’t hesitate to seek immediate medical care. If you are experiencing symptoms, such as chest pain, difficulty breathing, trouble lifting your arms or weakness, call 9-1-1. Get more information about dealing with emergency situations.
Yes. With a secure telehealth visit, you can consult with an experienced physician who can help diagnose, manage and treat certain conditions or symptoms, all from the comfort of your home. Telehealth can help determine if on-site emergency treatment is needed. Learn more about Telehealth.