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Free Telehealth Visits for People Impacted by Hurricane Florence

September 18, 2018

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 18, 2018--In an effort to provide assistance and relief to individuals and families displaced by Hurricane Florence, national telehealth provider MeMD is offering free urgent care visits for common and non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries through the end of September.

“We know people are facing incredible devastation right now and easy phone access to a medical provider is a significant need. With providers in all 50 states, we’re grateful that we’re in a position to help,” said MeMD President Glenn Dean.

How It Works:

Residents of South Carolina and North Carolina simply need to call 844-399-5341 and provide the care coordinator with the code “FLORENCE” to start a visit with a board-certified, state-licensed medical provider.

Free telehealth visits have been extended to all residents until Sunday, Sept. 30. Services are available 24/7. Additional details can be found at https://go.memd.me/hurricane-florence.

What Can Be Treated:

Common illnesses and injuries that can be treated over the phone include allergies, cold, flu, respiratory infections, sprains, strains, cuts, dehydration and more. When medically necessary, providers can e-prescribe medications to the patient’s pharmacy of choice.

For a comprehensive list of conditions that can be treated via telehealth, visit https://go.memd.me/hurricane-florence.

About MeMD®

MeMD® offers a comprehensive telehealth solution that facilitates on-demand, online care for common illnesses, injuries and behavioral health issues for consumers and businesses nationwide. The company leverages the latest technologies to treat the whole person, affordably and conveniently, from a computer or mobile device. For more information, visit memd.me.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA ARIZONA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH FITNESS & NUTRITION CONSUMER FAMILY GENERAL HEALTH

SOURCE: MeMD

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PUB: 09/18/2018 04:00 PM/DISC: 09/18/2018 04:01 PM

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