Newsmaker: Choose treatment, not fear


NASHVILLE, Tenn.(WKRN) – Fear of the COVID-19 pandemic is leading to dangerous health conditions, even death, this could be avoided by going to the emergency room.

Tristar Medical Center is taking extra measures for COVID-19 patients and urges the public not to delay treatment.

Chief of Staff at Tristar Centennial Medical Center, Dr. Chris Jones joins News 2 to discuss the importance of treatment and for anyone who feels ill during the pandemic.

The results of delayed care can be traumatic, so if you or a loved one shows signs of coronavirus symptoms make sure they go to the hospital to receive care.

Stay with News 2 for continuing coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

You can also find more information and resources below:


COVID-19 in Tennessee

(This reflects what the TDH is reporting each day at 2 p.m. CST for every county other than Davidson. Information for Davidson comes from the Metro Public Health Department.)

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