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Amazon Launches Virtual Health Clinic For Its Employees
Amazon employees who participate in the program can also receive routine medical care, such as vaccines, lab work, contraception, and testing for sexually transmitted diseases, according to the Amazon Care website.
Amazon launches on-demand healthcare clinic for Seattle-area employees
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Amazon launches Amazon Care, a virtual medical clinic for employees
Amazon will also prescribe medications via Amazon Care within a few hours, or offer a way for employees to pick them up at a preferred pharmacy.
The service is available for employees in Washington
According to the Amazon.care website, Amazon Care provides in-app video visits with medical professionals for advice, diagnoses, treatment or referrals; in-app text chat for health advice and answers; in-person treatment at home, in a designated room on the Amazon campus or in “any other location in our service area that you request for collect lab samples … onsite testing (such as strep tests), administer common vaccines or … physical examinations and prescription delivery.”
Amazon pilots virtual care clinic for employees
The company stated it can offer care for urgent issues, including colds, allergies, infections and other minor injuries, as well as preventative health consults, vaccines and lab work. Amazon Care also provides sexual health services, including contraception and sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing.
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