Simpson University is excited to offer a new telehealth program for students called Simpson Care. The service will provide access to 24/7 medical and mental telehealth care, with no cost at the time of visit!
Whether you're feeling sick or overwhelmed, you will be able to talk to a licensed provider from your smartphone or any web-enabled device. Licensed providers are available to diagnose non-emergent medical conditions, prescribe medications and offer mental health support and wellness coaching via phone or secure video visits. Below are a few FAQs about Simpson Care.
Q: Who can use Simpson Care?
A: Any enrolled Simpson University student, whether you are on campus or accessing classes remotely.
Q: What services are available?
A: There are four services available 24/7 to students:
- Medical: On-demand access to a medical provider that can treat a wide range of common illnesses like cold and flu, sinus infection, allergies and more.
- TalkNow: On-demand access to a mental health professional to talk about anything at anytime.
- Scheduled Counseling: scheduled options to speak to a licensed counselor.
- Health Coaching: access to a nutritional specialist to help students adopt healthier lifestyle behaviors related to sleep issues, weight management, and more.
Q: How can students access Simpson Care?
A: Students can go to www.simpson.care to register for and access telehealth services. Students can then have visits from any web-enabled device -- smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop.
Q: How much does a visit cost?
A: There is no visit cost for Simpson University students.
Q: Can Simpson Care services diagnose COVID-19?
A: Simpson Care will virtually assess symptoms and administer frontline care in a contained environment to limit the spread of illness. They will also give recommendations on need for testing vs. self-quarantine, and where to go if testing or further care is needed.