World News: 13:35 GMT Friday 14th September 2018. [Teladoc Health, Inc. via Globe Newswire via SPi World News]
PURCHASE, NY, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NYSE: TDOC), the global leader in virtual care, is providing free, 24/7 general medical visits to those impacted by Hurricane Florence, currently affecting many parts of the mid-Atlantic. Carolina residents and those displaced by the hurricane can call 855-756-8708 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 separate dedicated hotline for use by those being helped by the American Red Cross.
“The broad scale evacuations will leave many in unfamiliar areas, not knowing how to seek care if and when needed, which, as we’ve seen in the past from these events, can add great stress to families. That’s why Teladoc Health will be ready, with board certified, state-licensed physicians standing by to help these families from anywhere, at any hour, simply by calling the hotline,” said Lewis Levy, MD, chief medical officer, Teladoc Health.
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Globe Newswire: 13:35 GMT Friday 14th September 2018
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