Both MUSC and Roper St. Francis Hospitals offer healthcare through online virtual health care programs for a wide variety of health complaints. They have recently added virtual screening for COVID-19, which is free. To access these programs, you must have Internet access (a home computer, a tablet, or a smartphone) to sign up in order to consult with a healthcare professional.
The symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, coughing, and shortness of breath. Please remember, if you believe you have contracted COVID-19 you should not go directly to your healthcare provider’s office or the hospital. Call in advance to get instructions so that they are prepared for your arrival and can reduce the risk of spreading the virus.
For MUSC: Click here to get the answers to your questions regarding MUSC’s virtual health care program. You’ll want to set up your account with MUSC before you get sick, so click here to set up a virtual health care account with MUSC. Virtual health care consultations cost about $25 per session. The virtual screenings for COVID-19 are free. Please use the COVID19 code when you log in. Click here to start a visit.
For Roper St. Francis: Click here to get answers to your questions regarding Roper St. Francis’ virtual health care program. Patients who have fever, coughing and shortness of breath can speak with a provider between 8 am and 8 pm. The virtual screenings for COVID-19 are free. Please use the promo code COVID19 when making an appointment. Virtual visits outside of the 8am to 8pm timeframe will be charged the standard flat rate of $59. Click here to get started.
Stay healthy. Stay safe.
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