JACKSONVILLE, Fla. July 28, 2022 – Jacksonville-based Telescope Health announced today it will be the sole free-testing provider for COVID-19 in Jacksonville starting August 1st. The health care solutions company has provided more than 45,000 tests to area residents during the pandemic and currently provides free testing at its Neptune Beach location.
“We’re grateful for the City of Jacksonville’s trust in what we do as we continue to serve the community,” said Telescope Health co-founder and Chief Operating Officer Dr. Matthew Thompson. “COVID remains a major issue and we’re proud to provide a resource in recognizing cases and advising patients on next steps in their recovery.”
Florida continues to have one of the highest daily averages of COVID cases in the country and more local residents are using Telescope Health’s free testing site every day. Residents who would like more information about the free COVID test site can do so at www.telescopehealth.com/covidtest.
In addition to their COVID testing resources, Telescope Health has partnered with a variety of Jacksonville businesses and nonprofits, including Baptist Health, Rethreaded, River Garden Senior Services, and European Street Care to provide valuable telemedicine and Care Navigation services. For more information about how Telescope Health is impacting the community visit their website at www.telescopehealth.com.
About Telescope Health
Telescope Health is a health care solutions company that offers a variety of affordable and accessible care options to individual patients, businesses and associations across Florida and Georgia. Utilizing innovative thinking and human connection, Telescope Health is reducing barriers to care and improving patient’s quality of life by providing telemedicine services in collaboration with local providers from Baptist Health, Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Southeast Georgia Health System. In addition to traditional telemedicine services, Telescope Health also initiated Northeast Florida’s first COVID-19 public testing resource in collaboration with Baptist Health and continues to provide testing and laboratory services for patients, as well as health care navigation services that empower consumers in their health care options. For more information, visit www.telescopehealth.com.