Sickday launches new neighborhood service in Chelsea, arranging low cost treatment of acute, urgent medical conditions in homes and offices for the uninsured. Launching in Chelsea, Sickday plans to expand the offering to all Manhattan neighborhoods.
New York (PRWEB) September 24, 2009 -- Urgent healthcare in one New York neighborhood will be a lot less expensive and more convenient thanks to Sickday Medical House Calls, an established company dedicated to providing quality patient care at an affordable cost.
Sickday announced today it is launching its first low cost neighborhood service aimed at uninsured, under-insured and unemployed New Yorkers. Opening in Chelsea, the new service offers quality medical care in the patient's home or office for just $75.
Sickday will operate the service five days a week, Thursday through Monday from 12pm to 8pm. New York residents who live or work in Chelsea are eligible to use the service and can schedule an appointment online. The coverage area includes 6th avenue to 12th avenue from 14th to 28th streets.
"It's always been our mission to improve healthcare options for New Yorkers." said Naomi Friedman, founder of Sickday. "Sickday is trying to fill gaps in availability and to do it affordably we need to be neighborhood-centric." The company is starting in Chelsea, but plans to expand the program to all Manhattan neighborhoods over time.
The neighborhood program is subsidized in part by Sickday's existing on-demand service, which has been operating throughout Manhattan since 2001.
Sickday physician associates are licensed, experienced healthcare professionals, able to treat a wide range of conditions from abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea to Sinusitis, C
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