<![CDATA[Thank you to everyone in our community who has been working hard to flatten the curve! We appreciate you. However, even in this time of social distancing, we recognize that you still have medical needs. Seasonal allergies, colds and stomach issues can all still occur even when we are spending most of our days at home. But have no fear! Our team at AFC Urgent Care Chattanooga is still here to help care for your medical needs. In fact, to help you feel more safe, we are now offering AFC TeleCare services so that you can receive quality health care in the comfort of your own home.
Is Telemedicine Safe?Absolutely! AFC TeleCare appointments are secure and protected. You access the video chat with your provider using a private link that is provided once you have scheduled your telemedicine appointment. Most non-emergency medical conditions can be treated via telemedicine, but it is important that emergency symptoms, such as shortness of breath and chest pain, cannot.
Conditions Telemedicine Can Treat
- Arthritic pain
- Insect bites
- Sore throat
- Sinus infection
How Do I Make Telemedicine Appointment?If you feel as though you are in need of medical care, you can schedule a telemedicine appointment by visiting our website. Once there, you have the ability to book a virtual visit. You will be prompted to fill out some information prior to your call with the physician. You will also be called my a member of our team prior to speaking with a physician in order to discuss your medical history and gather additional information, if needed—much like how it goes when you visit our urgent care center in person.
The Benefits of AFC TeleCare
- You don’t need to drive to our urgent care center.
- You do not need to worry about medical care.
- You are able to stay safe in your home and not put yourself at risk for other illnesses.
- You still receive personal care and attention.