As the Coronavirus Pandemic accelerates, resources including equipment and manpower are being diverted to fight the crisis across the country and the world. According to the BCH statement yesterday “as part of our response planning, we’ve determined that it is prudent to centralize our emergency medicine resources at our busiest location, Foothills Hospital, which is seeing and would continue to see the majority of people experiencing respiratory illnesses, both flu and COVID-19.”

Lafayette Emergency Department will close starting tomorrow, March 25th, and 9pm for up to 90 days. If you have an emergency and live in the area, there are multiple other emergency departments that are staying open, including the following:

Remember, if you believe you have symptoms of COVID-19, do not go to an ER without first calling your doctor.

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