This post was last updated on March 20, 2018.
Spring has finally arrived, or so they say, and if you’re one of the millions of people who have seasonal allergies, it also means sneezing, congestion, runny nose, and other irritating symptoms.
With UPMC AnywhereCare, you can get quick and convenient treatment so you can get back to doing all the fun activities that spring offers, no matter the time or place.
“As people start to become affected with allergies, UPMC AnywhereCare can be used as a valuable, time-saving tool to get treated, instead of taking time to schedule an appointment,” says Natasa Sokolovich, executive director of telemedicine at UPMC. “The convenience of getting treatment from your couch, at work, or wherever else you happen to be is definitely something people are looking for.”
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How the UPMC AnywhereCare Visit Works
Connect with a UPMC online health care professional in a convenient and secure way using your smart phone, tablet, or computer.
The health care provider will conduct a face-to-face video visit with you to determine a diagnosis and recommend a personal treatment plan and advice, prepared just for you.
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Conditions We Treat During a UPMC AnywhereCare Visit
Some of the additional common adult conditions that can be treated using UPMC AnywhereCare virtual visits include:
- Back pain
- Cold and flu symptoms
- Cough/sore throat/strep throat
- Poison ivy
- Seasonal allergies
- Pink eye
- Sinus infection
- Urinary tract infection
- Vaginal yeast infection
UPMC AnywhereCare Pediatric (ages three and older) visits include:
- Pink eye
- Sore throat
At MyUPMC, your health care information is right at your fingertips. When you create an account on our website, you can get secure access to your health history, viewing your medical records, physician notes, and lab test results. You also can communicate directly with your doctor and manage your appointments. Finally, you can renew your prescriptions and pay your bill. We also have an app for your mobile device and tablet for your convenience.