|The Record recently followed Valley’s DispatchHealth team on a house call.
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Bringing Back the House Call
If you’re sick or injured, skip the trip to the emergency room or urgent care center and let our qualified medical team come to you. Valley Health System and DispatchHealth offer on-demand urgent care in the comfort of your home.
From common ailments to complex injuries and illnesses, our healthcare providers are prepared to treat you quickly and comfortably.
How it Works
2. Explain Your Symptoms
Our specialists will talk through your symptoms over the phone to understand what’s wrong and make sure DispatchHealth can help.
3. Get Care at Home
You'll be seen by a physician assistant or nurse practitioner, along with a medical technician. An on-call physician is also available at all times via phone. They’re able to treat anything an urgent care location can, plus more.
4. Rest Easy
We’ll call in your prescriptions, update your family doctor, and handle billing with your health insurance company – so you can focus on feeling better, faster.
What We Treat
- Common Ailments
Fever, cough, cold, flu, urinary tract infections
Rash, lesions, lacerations, cuts that need stitches
- Ear, Nose and Throat
Strep throat, ear and sinus infections, nosebleeds
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
Eye infection, pink eye, styes
Asthma attacks, bronchitis, allergies
Vertigo (dizziness), weakness
Joint or back pain, strains, sprains, minor bone breaks
Procedures We Perform
- IV placement and fluids
- On-site blood testing
- Lancing of abscesses (boils)
- Urinary catheter insertion
- Infectious disease testing (flu, strep, mono)