Amid Pandemic, Too Many Americans Are Hesitating to Call 911

Fear of getting COVID-19 at hospitals and not wanting to burden health care facilities with non-COVID-19 issues might account for these findings
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Publication date: Available online 6 July 2020Source: American Journal of Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Ying Liu, Brian Karl Finch, Savannah G. Brenneke, Kyla Thomas, PhuongThao D. Le
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