Local News
McKinney Fire Department telemedicine pilot program is underway
By McKinney Fire Department
Aug 6, 2020
Print this page
Email this article

Opportunity to get trusted medical care
without leaving your home

McKinney, Texas (Aug. 5, 2020) – The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is partnering with Integrative Emergency Services to provide telemedicine to the people who live and work in McKinney. Through the portal, users can connect 24/7 with a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician. Visits are free during the 7-day pilot period. After that, there may be a charge depending on insurance.

*Note: you should still call 9-1-1 for a medical emergency. 

What conditions can be treated?

Urgent medical issues:

  • Colds
  • Flu
  • Headaches
  • Stomach aches
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea/Vomiting 

On-going conditions

  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Hypertension
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Arthritis 

Everyday care

  • Prescriptions and refills
  • Skin care
  • Birth control

“During COVID-19, some people may be shying away from needed medical care. We hope the McKinney Fire Department’s telemedicine program will be a way for people to safely seek that help,” said Chief Danny Kistner, McKinney Fire Department. 

To get started, use the following steps:

  • Click on “I’m a Patient” to register for an account.
  • Schedule a telemedicine visit by clicking ‘Visit Type” and selecting “McKinney Fire Mobile Medicine”. 

Learn more about the McKinney Fire Department’s programs at www.mckinneyfire.org