At-home Guidance for Symptomatic Patients
Orlando, FL (March 24, 2020) – Orlando Health has launched a virtual visit option for consumers showing symptoms of Covid-19 and looking for guidance from a physician.
Orlando Health’s COVID-19 Virtual Visit is appropriate only for those who meet any of the conditions associated with COVID-19:
- Fever of 100.4 degrees or higher
- Shortness of breath
For high-risk patients with heart disease, lung disease or diabetes, additional qualifying conditions are:
- Travel outside Florida
- Cruise in the past 14 days
- Close contact with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19 or is under investigation for COVID-19
Patients who meet any of these conditions, can visit OrlandoHealth.com and click on COVID-19 Virtual Visit to consult with the next available board-certified physician. A $25 prepaid copayment is required before the session begins.
For patients, who do not meet these conditions, but would still like to speak with a board-certified physician, contact the general Orlando Health Virtual Visit center here.
About Orlando Health
Orlando Health is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $5.6 billion of assets under management. The system spans nine Florida counties with nearly 450 locations that include 13 wholly-owned or affiliated hospitals and emergency departments; rehabilitation services, cancer centers, heart institutes, imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, more than 300 physician offices for adults and pediatrics, and 11 urgent care centers in partnership with CareSpot Urgent Care. In FY18, Orlando Health served approximately 167,000 inpatients, more than 2.7 million outpatients, and more than 20,000 international patients. The organization is home to the area’s only Level One Trauma Centers for adults and pediatrics, and is a statutory teaching hospital system that offers both specialty and community hospitals. Nearly 3,600 physicians have privileges across the system, which is also one of the area’s largest employers with nearly 20,500 employees. Additionally, Orlando Health provides more than $620 million in total value to the community in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more. Additional information can be found at www.orlandohealth.com.