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Ambulances wait up to 8 hours to offload patients as ERs fill up

Paramedics are waiting with patients in their ambulances or in ER hallways for hours before they’re admitted. Meanwhile, they can’t go to the next 911 call.

Jenna Bourne (WTSP), Lauren Powell

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Published: 3:31 PM EDT October 14, 2021
Updated: 5:16 PM EDT August 19, 2021

This story is the latest installment in our YouTube series, "What's Brewing,” investigative reporter Jenna Bourne's series of homemade deep dives into important issues during the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to check out the series and subscribe to our YouTube channel: The Deeper Dive.