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DispatchHealth

Same-day, in-home medical care

Hours of Operation:
Seven days a week
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., including holidays

Convenient and Affordable Medical Care

We have teamed up with DispatchHealth to bring same-day medical care to your home for urgent, but non-life-threatening health issues. DispatchHealth is an extension of your local ECHN medical care team, and their expert teams are ready to deliver high-quality, convenient care when you can’t leave home or when your doctor’s office is closed.

DispatchHealth is in-network with most insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicare Advantage, and treats a wide range of common to complex illnesses and injuries. They can also test for COVID-19 and treat its associated symptoms. Medical teams always wear protective gear and arrive with sanitized equipment.


Treatable Conditions

  • Back, Neck and Joint Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Constipation
  • Cuts & Lacerations that require stitches
  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhea
  • Flu
  • Food Poisoning
  • High Fevers
  • Migraines
  • Minor Fractures (Sprains, Strains and Bruises)
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe Cough and Croup
  • Severe Skin Infections (including Cellulitis)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Strep Throat
  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
  • Viral Infections
  • Weakness or Fatigue
  • And more!
 


How DispatchHealth Works

Step 1: Request care
There are three easy ways to request care:

1. Call 959.202.5652
2. Use the online appointment scheduluer
3. Use DispatchHealth’s mobile app. Download the Google App here. Download the Apple App here.


Step 2: Explain your symptoms

When you call, you will be asked to provide a few details about your illness or injury and some information, like your primary care provider’s name, as well as your address. DispatchHealth can treat many urgent illnesses, so long as they are non-life threatening. No pre-registration required!


Step 3: Receive care at home

On average, DispatchHealth’s medical team arrives within two hours after calling. Each DispatchHealth medical team includes a nurse practitioner, along with a medical technician. An on-call ER physician is always available by phone for consultations by DispatchHealth.


Step 4: They’ll take care of the rest

DispatchHealth will call in any prescriptions you might need, update your doctor within 24 hours, and work directly with your insurance to process billing. DispatchHealth is in-network with most insurance plans and typically costs the same as a traditional urgent care visit.

For life-threatening and time-sensitive injuries
and illnesses call 911 or go to the nearest
emergency room