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.

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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.