Emergency Department Visits for COVID-19 at 250 Sentinel Hospitals

We’re now following emergency department visits for COVID-19 in 250 sentinel hospitals located in 164 counties throughout the U.S.

We identified 250 hospitals with the highest volume of emergency department visits for COVID-19 since the week ending June 25, 2021. These sentinel hospitals are located in 164 counties in 41 states.

At these sentinel hospitals, ED visits for COVID-19 have increased from 110,856 during the week ending October 29 to 131,629 during the week ending December 10, 2021, that is, by 19 percent.

We will continue to follow sentinel hospital ED visits for COVID-19 as the Omicron wave plays out.

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