As states begin to re-open, 40 percent of Americans still view going to the hospital as risky behavior. More threatening than going to the hair salon, a concert or the beach, according to a new national survey released today by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI). The survey findings confirm a growing concern among doctors and hospitals: people are more afraid of contracting COVID-19 than seeking care for serious medical emergencies like a heart attack or stroke. 

“New Data Confirms Doctors’ Fear: Majority of Americans Avoiding Treatment for Heart Attack and Stroke Due to COVID-19”- AFRO Magazine