Why College Students Need MDLive

Going away to college is an exciting time in a young person’s life. It’s a new experience and a chance to grow and evolve in a way that you cannot possibly imagine until you get there. Parents have a better idea of what the experience is like and one of their concerns is that their children will be without immediate assistance as they’ve been at home their entire lives. If they get a cold, have a problem with allergies or anything else, you’ve always been right there to take care of it, whether it’s been handling it yourself or getting them in to see a doctor.

Now that you’re away what can you do besides send money? What if one of these colds hits them on a weekend or in the middle of the night? These are concerns every parent has. Luckily, MDLive gives your child assistance, around the clock. If a college student is dealing with a cold on a Friday night and they have an exam Monday, all they have to do is go online to speak with a MDLive approved healthcare professional. Via the phone or video conferencing, you can consult with a medical professional and get the medication you need to treat the ailment.

This professional can diagnose certain ailments and order a prescription that’s available to the student within hours. There’s no waiting for available clinics or urgent care centers to open up and they can assist with a variety of ailments, including the most common that plague college students. For parents, this service provides long-term peace of mind knowing their children will get continuous access to reliable care and it’s all available at an affordable price.

This is also a great benefit to the young adult because it eliminates some of the stress and worry that comes with living away from home for the first time. This service, along with others we offer, are a great benefit to the entire family and let you focus on what’s important during these very influential years.