Chicago, Did You Know?
Your hospitals weren't overwhelmed - and a lot more people died at home.
Chicago, did you know that “two weeks to slow the spread” in March 2020 saw a 40% drop in hospitals’ weekly emergency department (ED) visits — and that the city’s EDs still have not returned to pre-pandemic levels?
Did you also know that the Chicago hospital admission data 2020 show a 13% decrease from 2019? (Data for 2021 are not yet available.)