So far this season, there have been more than 30,000 confirmed flu cases in Pennsylvania, according to the state’s Department of Health.
Are you feeling under the weather and unsure about whether you want to go out in winter weather to see a doctor? St. Luke’s University Health Network has good news for you. From your smartphone, tablet or laptop/desktop, it’s never been easier to have a live, on-demand video visit with a physician who can help you with all of your urgent care needs.
With the free St. Luke’s app for iPhone and Android–or via your computer–you can now get a diagnosis or treatment in one quick session without leaving the comfort of your home.
Some advantages of Care Anywhere video visits from St. Luke’s are 24/7 availability, no waiting (and no appointment needed) and transparent pricing. Your video visit will cost $49 (or less).
In additions to colds and flu, some of the other common conditions St. Luke’s doctors can diagnose and treat via a video visit include allergies, bronchitis, sore throat, pink eye, rashes, sinus infections, stomach flu, urinary tract infections, earache, sprains, strains, bug bites and more.
If you have chest pain, difficulty breathing, dizziness, a severe headache or other severe injury, always go to the nearest emergency room or call 911.
If you’re experiencing something milder, however, such as cold or flu symptoms, “don’t wait!” advises Zunera Chaudry, MD, an urgent care physician with St. Luke’s Care Now in Clinton, N.J. Contact your doctor as soon as possible or consider using the St. Luke’s app to have a video visit, get a diagnosis and start feeling better sooner rather than later.
The secure St. Luke’s app and video visits are available for use by patients 12 and older, and prescriptions are provided when necessary. Download it today from the Google Play or the App Store.
What are you waiting for? Click here to get started, and start feeling better.
Note: This local health news is brought to you in partnership with St. Luke’s University Health Network.