Employee & Community Health

Mayo Clinic Express Care Online can save you a trip to the clinic

10/21/2015 by Jane Myers, APRN, CNP

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Mayo Clinic Express Care has an online service that can connect you with care from the comfort of your home or office. When your throat's feeling scratchy or you're wondering if that really is lice on your child's head, logon to Patient Online Services and initiate a Mayo Clinic Express Care Online visit. 

Mayo Clinic Express Care Online offers diagnosis and treatment of 12 common health concerns for patients 18 months old through 75 years old. The service is available from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., 365 days a year, with a one-hour turnaround. Here's a list of the concerns they can address: 

  • Allergies
  • Cold (upper respiratory illness)
  • Cold sore
  • Influenza
  • Lice
  • Pink eye (conjunctivitis)
  • Sinus symptoms (sinusitis)
  • Sore throat 
  • Sunburn
  • Tick exposure
  • Urinary tract infections (females only, ages 12 through 75 years)
  • Vaginal yeast infection (women ages 18 through 65 years)

Mayo Clinic Express Care Online is available to all Mayo Clinic patients living in Minnesota. There's a $49 cost for an appointment, which may be partially or completely covered by your insurance, so check with your insurance provider for details. 

In addition to our online services, you still can be seen in person at our Mayo Clinic Express Care North and South locations. 

If you don't have a Patient Online Services account, it's easy to create one!

Jane Myers, APRN, CNP, is the operations manager for Employee and Community Health nurse practitioners and physician assistants and oversees Mayo Clinic Express Care operations.