Residents of North Carolina and South Carolina Displaced by the Storm Can Call National Telehealth Provider MeMD, Toll-Free, to Receive Medical Care for Non-Life-Threatening Illnesses and Injuries
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Sept. 17, 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.
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.