Association warns of “state of crisis” at Hoosier hospitals

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Hospital Association is warning that the state will pass its record high for COVID-19 hospitalizations this week.

The group says hospital emergency departments are seeing up to 10,000 visits per day, and have reached a “state of crisis”.

They’re asking Hoosiers to avoid visiting the emergency room for COVID-19 testing.

Instead, they urge people to get tested at primary care sites or urgent care centers and to consider telehealth for non-emergency treatment.

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