ECMC Launches ‘Virtual ER’
Since the pandemic started many businesses and also offices have turned to technology to communicate with others. It looks like The Erie County Medical Center is using it for emergencies.
According to WIVB ECMC has launched a virtual emergency room’ at ECMC. This will be for the people dealing with different illnesses like the flu, sinus infections, or even possible COVID-19 cases. I know first hand how packed ECMC gets, it always looks like the sick club in there so this will a big step for the emergency room.
Patients can schedule a visit through the hospital's website and from there, they’ll be assessed and, if needed, asked to come in for additional treatment.