BCBS members have access to Telemedicine, which is a convenient and cost-effective way to get quick medical advice by phone, online or on your mobile device about many non-emergency conditions including:
Cold and flu symptoms
Diarrhea and constipation
Whether you are at home, work or on the road, you can get the care you need when and where it’s convenient for you. Even better: doctors can write a prescription, if needed, that you can pick up at an in-network pharmacy.
Receive immediate care for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries at a walk-in urgent care clinic. Urgent care centers often cost less than the emergency room, and offer evening, weekend and 24-hour services. Appointments may be needed. For a list of nearby Urgent Care Centers (PDF), click here (Please note: provider network status may change, so you should verify network status prior to receiving care).
Convenient Care Centers
Located in some pharmacies, drug stores and grocery stores, these small clinics offer lower cost, basic health care services. Get flu shots and treatment for minor illnesses like strep throat, pink eye, cuts and scrapes. Convenient care clinics are open days, evenings and weekends. You do not need to make an appointment beforehand. Convenient care centers are located in the following areas: