People with non-emergency medical issues during Hurricane Irma have a free way to visit with a doctor or nurse over video.
St. Vincent's HealthCare is offering is offering 24-hour non-emergency virtual care via video chat through its St. Vincent's On Demand service. It’s free from now until the storm passes Northeast Florida.
Because of how the St. Vincent's On Demand system is set up, patients will need to pay a $49.99 fee up front, but if the visit is within the storm period, their credit cards will be refunded two or three days later, according to a news release from St. Vincent’s.
Patients can use St. Vincent's On Demand from their phones, tablets or computers anywhere with data or internet connection. Like an urgent care or walk-in clinic, a team of board-certified doctors and nurse practitioners listens to patients and provides consultation, diagnosis and treatment for non-emergency issues.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit St. Vincent's On Demand.