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Sick Kid? Talk to a Doctor Right Away.

Sick Kid? Talk to a Doctor Right Away.

IMG_5876“As a nurse and a mother with two kids, ACCESS to great healthcare is important to me. To me ACCESS, is safe, quality, timely, affordable, and efficient care that works for my family’s schedule.


My son, Keaton, woke up on January 1, 2017 with the classic signs and symptoms of strep throat. By simply using Teladoc on my smart phone, I was able to create my son’s profile, share his medical history, and request an immediate appointment. Within minutes, a physician called us. He did a great job of asking detailed questions to clinically assess Keaton. I even uploaded a photo of Keaton’s throat to share with the doctor. Within minutes of his diagnosis, a prescription was called to the pharmacy of our choice and off I went to pick it up.


New Year’s resolutions often focus on health and wellness. Thank you Silver Cross for partnering with Teladoc and starting our year off right with another unrivaled healthcare experience.”

Leslie and Keaton Johnson


Teladoc – Quick care for when your doctor or pediatrican is not available

Teladoc provides 24/7 care for minor medical conditions including:

  • Cold and flu symptoms
  • Allergies
  • Sinus problems
  • Bronchitis
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Skin problems, and more.

You can talk with a doctor anytime from anywhere through the convenience of phone and video consults for just $49 per consult.

To get started, visit or call 1-800-Teladoc (835-2362).

Once you set up your account, simply request a visit and a Teladoc physician will call you back within minutes. Cost per consult is one flat fee of $49. Payment can be made with a credit or debit card.  Insurance will not be billed.

Teladoc’s network of board certified physicians, including family practitioners and pediatricians, are licensed in Illinois and average 20 years of medical experience.

“Teladoc is an affordable option for quality medical care,” said Ruth Colby, Senior Vice President of Business Development/CSO at Silver Cross Hospital.  “It’s a convenient and cost-effective alternative to going to the ER or Urgent Care for non-emergency issues when your doctor is unavailable or you don’t have a regular physician; you are on vacation, a business trip or away from home; or you need a short-term prescription refill.”

“There is no time limit on the virtual visit,” adds Colby.  “They can even share the information from your visit with your primary care physician with your permission.”


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