TELEMEDICINE CONSULT FOR FLU WITH TEST

Please view our instructional video and read more below.

Test yourself for the flu in 2 simple steps!

Step 1: Follow the instructions included with your telemedicine consultation. Read instructions here.

Step 2: Request your virtual physician consultation to determine your next steps.

Requirements for Use:

1. Persons with sore throat
2. For ages 5 and older
3. Test should be administered by an adult for children ages 5-18 years old

DO NOT USE if experiencing abnormal sounds when breathing, difficulty breathing, drooling, muffled or hoarse voice. SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.

DO NOT USE on uncooperative children. If child is resistant to swab, chokes or appears uncomfortable at any point, do NOT proceed with the test. Testing performed on uncooperative patients can result in worse symptoms, choking, and death. However, momentary gagging after the procedure is normal.

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