What is an upper respiratory infection?
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What is a virtual visit?
A virtual visit, also known as a televisit or telemedicine, is a medical consultation or check-up with a medical provider done virtually.
How do I know if I have an upper respiratory infection?
You will have to do a test to help diagnose if you have a URI. This can be done by a Rapid antigen, Lateral neck x-rays or chest X-ray to name a few. Based on your condition your medical provider will advise you which test would be best.
What are four common types of respiratory infections?
The four most common types of respiratory infections are COVID-19, the flu, pneumococcal disease, and colds.
How does virtual care work?
Virtual care involves online communication between a doctor and patient through a video conferencing platform or app using a smartphone, tablet, or computer.
How long would a virtual visit appointment take?
This may vary ( depending on the medical condition) anywhere from 10-15 minutes.
How do I prepare for a virtual doctor visit?
To prepare for a virtual visit, find a quiet place in your home or office and use headphones or earbuds if necessary. It would also be helpful to have good lighting in case the doctor needs to do a physical check. Make sure to have a list of your symptoms, medical history, and any questions you may have regarding your condition.
Does my insurance cover a virtual care service?
Virtual care is more cost-effective and flexible than in-office consultations, so most insurances cover virtual care services. However, we recommend that you check with your health insurance company before booking an appointment.
What are the benefits of virtual health?
Virtual health care helps patients save time and money, especially if they have to commute to the clinic or if they are unable to take time off of work. It is also a safe way to consult a doctor without having to expose yourself to contagious illnesses outdoors.
What is virtual care used for?
Virtual care can be used for post-operation checks, health-related counseling, lab results discussion, and more.
Can I pay for my virtual care appointment without insurance?
If you have no insurance, we provide our services without insurance for self-pay patients, giving you the care when you need it most.
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