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August 31, 2023

Get Ready for Back-to-School with Mobile Healthcare

Get Ready for Back-to-School with Mobile Healthcare

When preparing for the new school year, alongside the rush of buying school supplies and organizing schedules, it’s important not to overlook your family’s healthcare needs. DocGo On-Demand understands the challenges of the back-to-school season, and their mobile healthcare and telehealth visits are a game-changer for helping your family stay healthy and get ready to embrace the school year. In this article, we’ll explore the essential back-to-school healthcare needs and how DocGo On-Demand can help you prepare your family for the upcoming academic adventure.

Vaccination and Immunization

Before the school year starts, many schools require up-to-date vaccinations and immunizations to ensure the health and safety of all students. DocGo On-Demand’s mobile healthcare visits provide a convenient way to get these vaccinations done in the comfort of your own home. Say goodbye to long lines and waiting rooms and say hello to a lower-stress vaccination experience for your child.

Asthma and Allergy Treatment

If your child has asthma or allergies, back-to-school season can bring about unique challenges as your child encounters seasonal changes and new environments. DocGo On-Demand’s mobile healthcare visits allow healthcare providers to assess your child’s condition within their living environment, offering personalized advice on managing symptoms and avoiding triggers. If indicated, their licensed clinicians can also administer tests and prescribe treatments. This proactive approach can help your child prepare for the healthcare challenges that might arise during the school year.

Medication Management

For children who require regular medication, proper management is essential for consistent health and well-being. Mobile healthcare visits provide an opportunity for healthcare professionals to review medication dosages and routines and offer guidance on proper administration. This helps ensure that your child’s medication needs will be met both at school and at home, fostering peace of mind for you and your child.

Convenient and Comfortable Check-Ups

Yearly physicals are important to monitor childhood growth and development. With the demands of preparing for school, extracurricular activities, and family life, having a healthcare provider come to your home for an annual physical or check-up eliminates the need for time-consuming trips to a medical facility. This can help you meet your family’s healthcare needs without disrupting your busy schedules. Plus, for children who are afraid of the doctor’s office, getting treatment from a home visit can help mitigate healthcare anxiety.

Help your family start the school year on the right track with a visit to the family physician or a home visit from DocGo On-Demand. From vaccinations to wellness checks and beyond, these visits are essential to prepare your family for the journey ahead. For your family’s healthcare needs throughout the year, DocGo On-Demand offers urgent care, preventive care, and chronic condition management for children over 6 months old, seniors, and everyone in-between. 

For more back-to-school health tips, we recommend this checklist from the CDC. To learn more about DocGo On-Demand, visit our FAQ page or call 844-44DOCGO.