Georgia hospitals nearing capacity as COVID-19 cases rise. Here’s how to check yours

ATLANTA — As the Delta variant of COVID-19 spreads across Georgia, metro Atlanta hospitals are filling up.

[DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks]

Doctors say the increase we’re seeing in cases is happening faster than previous spikes during the pandemic due to the highly contagious nature of the Delta variant.

TRENDING STORIES:

[SIGN UP: WSB-TV Daily Headlines Newsletter]

The Georgia Coordinating Center tracks how busy hospitals across the state are.

Since late July several major metro Atlanta hospitals have periodically been on diversion and unable to accept ambulances. A few were also on total ICU diversion and were not accepting new critical patients.

Several emergency departments were listed as “severely crowded.”

To see how crowded your local hospital is, click HERE.