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Teladoc is Providing Free Health Visits to Those Impacted by California Wildfires
PURCHASE, NY, Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Teladoc (NYSE:TDOC), the global leader in virtual care, is providing free, 24/7 telehealth visits to those impacted by the California fires currently devastating many parts of the state. To ensure that everyone in need has access to quality care, Teladoc is offering general medical care at no charge for residents impacted by the fires. Those displaced by or who otherwise cannot access care as a result of the fires can call 855-225-5032 to access treatment by the Teladoc network of board-certified, state licensed physicians for many non-emergency illnesses.
“As these fires continue to devastate parts of California and families are being displaced, we are working quickly to help residents access care when needed,” said Lewis Levy, MD, chief medical officer, Teladoc. “A child’s fever or adult’s respiratory infection is not going to wait for an evacuation order to end or for fires to pass, and we’re glad we can be there to provide some relief and support as these families face new challenges each day.”
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. For emergencies, patients should call 911.
For more information, visit Teladoc.com/CAFires.
About Teladoc, Inc.
Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE:TDOC) is the global leader in virtual care. A mission-driven organization, Teladoc is successfully expanding access to high quality healthcare, lowering costs and improving 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.teladoc.com or follow @Teladoc on Twitter.
Director of Public Relations, Teladoc