Published On: Wed, Apr 15th, 2020

Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care to give priority urgent care to COVID-19 warriors

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Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care said that it is giving priority access to first responders and front line health care workers for evaluation, care, and testing at its 52 urgent care centers in Long Island, New York City, and Westchester during the novel coronavirus outbreak.

The New York health care provider is said to have made agreements with various police, fire, emergency medical services, and health care agencies and organizations to offer streamlined services for their employees.

Adam Boll – executive director of joint venture operations at Northwell Health said: “Now more than ever, it’s important that we give those on the front lines fighting COVID-19 immediate access to any health care services they may need.

“Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers throughout the metropolitan region will prioritize those first responders and health care workers who make an appointment through our new call center. Ensuring that all health care providers and first responders get the evaluation, care and testing they need, when they need it is the only way we all get through this crisis together.”

Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care to offer priority urgent care to COVID-19 warriors

Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care to offer priority urgent care to COVID-19 warriors. Photo courtesy of Northwell Health.

To offer the specialized service during the COVID-19 pandemic, Northwell Health-GoHealth has set up a call center. The agencies taking part in its health program will be provided a dedicated phone number using which employees can book appointments for a variety of comprehensive medical exams and diagnostic tests, including testing for novel coronavirus.

Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care locations are open from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM on weekdays and 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on weekends.

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