MU Health Care offers free virtual visits

3 months 3 weeks 1 day ago Tuesday, March 17 2020 Mar 17, 2020 Tuesday, March 17, 2020 3:30:00 PM CDT March 17, 2020 in News
By: Stephanie LaChance, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA — MU Health Care is now offering free video visits for patients who want to be seen virtually or screened for COVID-19.

The screenings are allowing patients to interact with providers from the comfort of their home. 

Matthew Robinson, MD, Chair for the School of Medicine's Department of Emergency Medicine said in a press release that patients will be further directed to more care after evaluation.

"Patients can expect their virtual care provider to follow the same CDC guidelines for screening COVID-19 that we follow in the emergency department," Robinson said in a press release. 

MU says that people who have symptoms can download the MU Health Care Video Visits app to connect with a provider. 

The app can be downloaded or accessed by visiting muhealthvideovisits.org

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