Teladoc Is Providing Free Health Visits to Those Impacted by Hurricane Irma
PURCHASE, NY, September 8, 2017 – Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE: TDOC) is providing free, 24/7 telehealth visits to those impacted by Hurricane Irma. Those displaced by or who otherwise cannot access care as a result of the storm can call 855-221-0370 to access treatment by the Teladoc network of board-certified, state licensed physicians for many non-emergency illnesses.
"In the wake of the devastation of Harvey, we are activating quickly to let those in South Florida and other areas expected to be impacted by Irma know that they can access care if and when needed," explained Lewis Levy, MD, chief medical officer, Teladoc. "An infant's fever, child's stomach ache, or adult's respiratory infection is not going to wait for the storm to pass, and we're glad we can be there to provide some relief and reliability as these families are facing unfathomable circumstances."
Teladoc is offering the free general medical care visits to all victims of the hurricane – both Teladoc members and non-members alike. 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 https://www.teladoc.com/irma.
About Teladoc, Inc.
Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE:TDOC) is the largest and most trusted telehealth provider in the world. Recognized by MIT Technology Review as one of the "50 Smartest Companies", Teladoc is forging a new healthcare experience with an innovative portfolio of virtual care delivery solutions. Currently, Teladoc serves more than 10,000 clients – from payers to providers to employers – and more than 20 million members who connect within minutes to Teladoc's network of more than 3,100 board-certified, state-licensed physicians and therapists, 24/7. Teladoc's services and solutions marry a highly engaging consumer experience with the latest in data and analytics, and a highly flexible technology platform. Teladoc has delivered more than 2.5 million medical visits for general medical, dermatology, counseling, psychiatry, sexual health, and tobacco cessation. For additional information, please visit www.teladoc.com.