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BayCare Immediate Care Services and Coronavirus Information

BayCare Immediate Care Services  and Coronavirus InformationBayCare, a leading health system in Tampa Bay and central Florida regions, uses innovative technology to provide convenient access to different care options and services for patients and their families.

BayCare’s innovative technology, telehealth services and multiple convenient locations provide access to the right care at the right place for the right price to our patients and the community.

BayCareAnywhere®
BayCareAnywhere is a 24/7 non-emergency telemedicine service offering virtual visits through a smartphone, tablet or computer. This mobile app, which costs $59 per visit, uses secure, interactive video and audio communications to help patients connect to a medical health-care provider live and in real-time from home, work or traveling.

Walk-In Care Provided by BayCare
Patients can also see a doctor at more than 30 Walk-In Care Provided by BayCare locations at select Publix Pharmacies throughout Tampa Bay. Walk-In Care features a private room where shoppers can receive non-urgent medical care through teleconferencing and medical diagnostic equipment. The kiosk allows patients to easily enter their symptoms through a touchscreen and work with medical tools such as thermometers, dermatoscopes, pulse oximeter, blood pressure cuffs and high-definition cameras to help doctors make an accurate diagnosis.

BayCare Urgent Care
BayCare provides 18 urgent care locations throughout the Tampa Bay area, offering quick, high quality health care for adults and children ages two and older. BayCare Urgent Care treats medical conditions without prior appointment including minor illnesses and injuries, flu and colds, sprains and strains, minor cuts, stings and burns. The clinic provides a total care experience including X-rays, laboratories, EKGs and dispensing of certain medications. To enhance patient experience, BayCare Urgent Care allows visitors to hold their place in line using Save Your Spot®.

BayCare Emergency Departments
BayCare provides patients with 13 state-of-the-art emergency departments that offer a broad range of services for quick and effective care for serious injuries and illnesses. Emergency departments are staffed with board-certified emergency physicians, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, nurses, paramedics and patient care technicians. Emergency departments are open 24 hours a day, 7 seven days a week.

COVID-19/Coronavirus Information:
As questions continue to rise throughout our community about COVID-19 and its symptoms, BayCare offers convenient access to high-quality care through a mobile app accessible with a smartphone or other digital device.

BayCare provides a telehealth service, BayCare-Anywhere®, for individuals who want to avoid going into an urgent care or primary care clinic to see a doctor.

BayCareAnywhere is a 24/7 non-emergency telemedicine service offering virtual visits through a smartphone, tablet or computer. This service, which costs $59 per visit, uses secure, interactive video and audio communications to help patients connect to a health care provider live and in real time from home, work or while traveling.

Through BayCareAnywhere, providers have the ability to diagnose common conditions and illnesses such as sinus pain, cough, flu or cold, pink eye and skin rashes for adults and children 2 years and older. After each visit, prescriptions (if needed) are electronically submitted to a patient’s preferred pharmacy.

The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) encourages people who have lower-respiratory symptoms, and who believe they were exposed to the coronavirus through travel or contact with someone who traveled, to contact FDOH at (866) 779-6121 or COVID-19@flhealth.gov. People who decide to seek medical care are asked to first call their primary care doctor or the facility so they can receive instructions and preparations can be made for their arrival.

To keep up with the latest information about coronavirus, you can continually visit BayCare.org/Newsroom. You can also follow us on social media channels @BayCare.

For more information on the coronavirus, you can also visit:
• FDOH website: http://www.floridahealth.gov/
• CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/

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• Coronavirus (COVID-19): What You Need to Know
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