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Free Health Visits, Available Through Teladoc Health, to Residents Impacted by Hurricane Lane
Residents and Those Displaced Can Call 855-549-2234 to Access Treatment for Non-Emergency Illnesses
PURCHASE, NY, Aug. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Teladoc Health (NYSE: TDOC), the global leader in virtual care, is providing free, 24/7 general medical visits to those impacted by Hurricane Lane and the resulting wildfires currently devastating many parts of the Hawaiian Islands. Residents and others displaced by the disaster can call 855-549-2234 to access care from the Teladoc Health network of board-certified, state licensed physicians for many non-emergency illnesses. Teladoc Health has also activated a separated dedicated hotline for use by people the Red Cross serves.
“Our call center reps and board-certified and state-licensed physicians are standing by to help those families who have been displaced from their doctors and regular care seeking options, through our hotline,” said Lewis Levy, MD, chief medical officer, Teladoc Health.
What service is being offered?: Free general medical care visits. Among those adult and pediatric conditions that can be effectively diagnosed and treated are common conditions including sinus problems, respiratory infections, allergies, cold and flu symptoms and many other non-emergency illnesses.
Who is qualified to receive care: All victims of Hurricane Lane and the resulting fires—both Teladoc members and non-members alike. For emergencies, always call 911.
When: Effective immediately.
For more information visit Teladoc.com/lane.
About Teladoc Health
A mission-driven organization, Teladoc Health, Inc. is successfully transforming how people access and experience healthcare, with a focus on high quality, lower costs, and improved outcomes around the world. The company’s award-winning, integrated clinical solutions are inclusive of telehealth, expert medical opinions, AI and analytics, and licensable platform services. With more than 2,000 employees, the organization delivers care in 125 countries and in more than 20 languages, partnering with employers, hospitals and health systems, and insurers to transform care delivery. For more information, please visit www.teladochealth.com or follow @TeladocHealth on Twitter.
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