News 4: Don’t let COVID-19 keep you from being checked out for a stroke

Dr. Lee Birnbaum, Department of Neurology in the Long School of Medicine, says over the past few months, stroke centers in Bexar County have seen about a 50% drop in patient evaluations for stroke.

“Our general feeling is probably patients aren’t coming into the hospital or calling 9-1-1 when they should because there’s just fear,” Dr. Birnbaum told us.

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