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MM residents can now consult doctors via phone call for free

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 10:48 AM April 07, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Residents in Metro Manila can now get 24/7 consultation from medical professionals in the safety of their own homes.

The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday said that individuals in the metropolis can call the 24/7 telemedicine hotline at 02-8424-1724 to consult with a doctor for medical advice on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and non-COVID-19 health-related concerns.

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This type of service will be free of charge.

The health department said it has partnered with Telimed Management Inc. and Medgate to provide free telemedicine consultations to patients with medical concerns, COVID-19 or non-COVID-19-related.

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It earlier launched the COVID-19 hotlines: 02-894-COVID (02-894-2643 ) and 1555.

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For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

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