As someone with poor health who's prone to unexpected trips to the ER quite often, I've always noticed that there are way too many people who are not in an emergency. Most are there because their baby won't stop drooling or sneezed a couple of times prompting a panic attack. Others are just there doing general GP stuff - getting prescription, checking test results, etc.
This has always been a big problem and now even more so due the pandemic. Why do it?
EDIT so it seems most people condone going to the ER anytime you are worried because that's what triage is for. Please note that filling the waiting room with non emergencies increases the time it takes for a nurse to triage a real emergency, or could even contribute to the ongoing stress of these people. To each their own but I dont condone this.