Due to the impact of COVID-19, colleges and universities across the country have shut down campuses and transitioned to online learning. The necessity of social distancing creates a unique challenge for higher education administrators who need to determine how to best care for students who are away from campus, but need support beyond the digital classroom. In response, TimelyMD has developed “Campus.Health” — an immediate telehealth solution that enables students to access medical and mental health services anytime, anywhere.
Campus.Health is a flexible, short-term telehealth program that provides immediate access to services at a flat rate for college and university campuses, which in turn gives students access to no-cost, unlimited medical and mental health visits.
Details of Campus.Health program:
- Eight to 24-week (or more) telehealth program (depending on campus needs)
- Minimum program length of eight weeks
- Includes unlimited Medical and TalkNow (mental health) visits
- No-cost visits for students
- Flat-rate program for colleges or universities
- Free visits available through a code the student will use at the time of care
- Program can be operational for students within 24 hours
“Campus.Health allows universities to provide immediate access to their students on and off campus, while allowing them to maintain social distancing,” said Alan Dennington, chief medical officer at TimelyMD. “This can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campuses and in the community. Also important is the mental health support and access the students can have from home, which becomes even more pressing as people begin to feel socially isolated.”
In addition to medical services, TimelyMD’s Campus.Health program includes TalkNow to provide mental health support, as anxiety and stress related to campus closures and online classes grows among students.
Telehealth platforms such as TimelyMD have rapidly become the first line of response to have COVID-19 symptoms assessed by a trusted medical provider. More importantly, these platforms enable individuals who may be suffering from unrelated symptoms to seek care without the potential of exposing themselves to others who may have the coronavirus. As COVID-19 continues to spread, the CDC has advised “leveraging telemedicine technologies and self-assessment tools” to prevent further spread and help flatten the curve.
TimelyMD is committed to the needs of students and higher education institutions by providing student-focused, telehealth services. Your campus can gain access to telehealth services via Campus.Health within 24 hours. To learn more about the flat rate and term structure of the Campus.Health program, visit https://timely.md/campushealth/ or contact us.