SC medical care providers offer free virtual care during Hurricane Florence

Updated: Sep. 13, 2018 at 9:10 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Residents in the state now have different options when it comes to being treated for minor health conditions.

Palmetto Health has now waived fees effective immediately for using SmartExam for residents in the Midlands. Patients who use SmartExam will complete an online interview about their symptoms, which are reviewed by licensed Palmetto Health providers.

MUSC Health is also offering free virtual care for residents throughout the Palmetto State through the duration of the storm.

McLeod Health is also providing free Telehealth visits until September 27 for residents affected by Hurricane Florence. Telehealth can be accessed by phone, on your computer, or tablet. No appointment is necessary.

Residents should remember not to use virtual care for medical emergencies. If you need emergency care, you are urged to call 911.

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