Is it safe to go to the hospital during COVID-19 pandemic? Doctors say yes
When concerns about catching the coronavirus encourage people to stay physically distant, that's healthy. When those fears drive ailing people away from hospitals, though, it could be dangerous.
To such people, doctors say: Your emergency room is safe. And if you need to go, you should.
Hospitals are updating safety procedures in lots of ways, said Dr. Patricia Best, an interventional cardiologist. She is an…