Uber delivering on-demand flu prevention this Thursday - Metro US

Uber delivering on-demand flu prevention this Thursday


With fall well under way, flu season is ready to pick up.

Uberwants to help fight off any potential diseaseby bringing back the idea ofhouse calls with UberHEALTH— apilot program started last year.

From 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday the ridesharingservicewe will be delivering wellness packs (which include awater bottle, tissues, hand sanitizer, lollipop and recyclable UberHEALTH tote)for $10 in 35 cities across the country. Anyone who requests and receives a wellness packwill also have the option to request a free flu shot from a registered nurse for up to 10 people.

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Just like requesting a ride, users can use theUber app, and then select the “UberHEALTH” option.

Users are asked toselect a suitable indoor location prior to UberHEALTH arriving.If you request a shot, the nurse will handle all paperwork and consent forms.

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