Penn Medicine OnDemand is virtual urgent care that is accessed through a smartphone or tablet using the MyLGHealth app.
Penn Medicine OnDemand provides virtual visits for these minor illnesses and injuries:
- Back / joint pain
- Bug bite / sting
- Cough / colds / flu
- Indigestion / heartburn
- New skin condition
- Pink eye / stye
- STD concerns
- Sinus infection
- Sore throat
- Urinary tract infection
- Vomiting / diarrhea / constipation
For medical emergencies, please call 911.
The Penn Medicine OnDemand team is located at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia.
Depending on availability, it is possible, but not guaranteed, that future visits will be with the same provider. All providers on the team have access to your electronic medical record to see your visit history and health information.
Due to provider licensing requirements, you must be within Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey or Pennsylvania to use Penn Medicine OnDemand.
If the Penn Medicine OnDemand provider recommends an office visit, the team will help you schedule it.
It is not necessary to call your primary-care provider. You can schedule a Penn Medicine OnDemand appointment anytime, 24/7. Penn Medicine OnDemand can coordinate care with your PCP, if needed.
Yes. If your adolescent child is over 14 years old and is injured or not feeling well, you can schedule an appointment on their behalf. A parent or legal guardian must be present during the virtual visit.
Penn Medicine OnDemand does not see patients who are younger than 14 years of age.
Check with your employer or review your benefit plan information to verify if Penn Medicine OnDemand care is included in your plan. Your Penn Medicine OnDemand visit will never exceed $49.
Yes. Penn Medicine OnDemand uses HIPAA secure audio-video technology that is part of the MyLGHealth application..
If your online visit results in a new prescription, the clinician will transmit your prescription order directly to the local pharmacy of your choosing. Please note that opioids, stimulants and other controlled substances cannot be prescribed online. Please contact your regular clinician if you believe you require this type of prescription.
Most visits are scheduled shortly after you call. You may also schedule the visit at your convenience.