- No wait times
- Less time away from work or class
- No searching for parking
- Improved access to medical care by enabling you to remain in your local healthcare site (e.g., home) while the provider consults and obtains test results at distant/other sites.
- More efficient medical evaluation and management.
Telehealth appointment fees: $20
(Charges will be sent to your bursar account which you can access through my.sc.edu)
Concerns appropriate for telehealth virtual medical visits may include:
- Acid Reflux/Heartburn
- Seasonal Allergy Symptoms
- Insect Bites
- Cold/cough/runny nose
- Flu exposure requesting Tamiflu (no symptoms)
- Minor Constipation or diarrhea
- Medication refills (for medications already prescribed for you by our primary care clinic). Our providers do not write prescriptions for controlled substances, erectile dysfunction drugs, appetite suppressants or mood-altering medications.
- Pink eye
- Poison Ivy/Oak
- Rash (non-genital, without fever)
- Request for laboratory testing (thyroid screening, diabetes screening, cholesterol screening)
- Respiratory infection
- Scabies exposure
- Sinus infections or sinus pain
- Minor skin injury
If the medical provider deems it necessary for you to receive a face-to-face evaluation during your telehealth visit, you may be asked to come in to the Center for Health and Well-Being or an appropriate local urgent care or emergency department (ER). If you have questions about telehealth, please call 803-576-6514.
- Abdominal pain
- Anxiety or Panic Attack
- Back pain
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain or palpitations
- Dizziness, fatigue or weakness
- Fainting or loss of consciousness
- Headache or Head Injury
- Falls, Motor vehicle collisions, Spine or Extremity trauma
- Thoughts of harming self or others
- Severe illness with fever
Our providers do not write prescriptions for controlled substances, erectile dysfunction drugs, appetite suppressants or mood altering medications.