Remedy is partnering with Premier Family Physicians. (Courtesy Remedy)
Note: This story was edited May 19 to clarify that Remedy and Premier Family Physicians do not offer in-home coronavirus testing.
Austin-based urgent care telemedicine company Remedy has partnered with locally owned medical practice Premier Family Physicians to offer a new range of telemedicine and home visit services, according to an announcement from Remedy.
In an effort to provide more effective health care options during the coronavirus pandemic and generally, Remedy and Premier Family Physicians have partnered to offer on-demand telehealth appointments and same-day house calls. Care will be available 24/7, according to Remedy.
Both Remedy and Premier Family Physicians also offer COVID-19 testing at their physical locations. Currently, Remedy operates a Sunset Valley drive-thru testing site from inside the Toney Burger Activity Center at 3200 Jones Road as well as a walk-in clinic in downtown Austin. Premier Family Physicians has a number of offices in the Austin area, including in Westlake, Lakeway, Bee Cave, Dripping Springs and Southwest Austin.
Olivia hosts and produces Community Impact Newspaper's podcasts, The Austin Breakdown, The Houston Breakdown and The DFW Breakdown. She launched the podcasts after nearly three years as a reporter for the newspaper, covering public health, business, development and Travis County government for the Central Austin edition. Olivia worked as a reporter and producer for South Carolina Public Radio before moving to Texas.