98point6 Partners with Boeing, Chipotle, Circle K and KinderCare to Provide Text-Based Primary Care in Response to COVID-19
500K Employees to Receive No-Cost Access to 24/7 Virtual Care
98point6 announced partnerships with Boeing, Chipotle, Circle K and KinderCare to provide text-based primary care to 500,000 combined employees in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The companies are prioritizing employee health and safety by offering 24/7 access to board-certified physicians through the convenience of an app.
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“Chipotle’s partnership with 98point6 started January 1, 2020. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we quickly recognized that 98point6 services could be expanded and leveraged to allow our team members to immediately access affordable care in a time of social distancing,” said Marissa Andrada, chief people officer at Chipotle. “98point6 is another example of how we will cultivate an environment where team members can thrive and continue to invest in our people who are truly the backbone of our organization.”
98point6 leverages machine learning and AI, paired with the expertise of board-certified physicians to deliver on-demand, text-based care to patients when and where they need it. 98point6 covers a full spectrum of primary care, from diagnosis and treatment to ordering of prescriptions and labs.
“During this sensitive time in the world, we want to ensure that our employees have much easier access to care regarding their health and wellness,” said Kim Barnes, director of benefits – U.S. at Circle K. “By offering 98point6 to our employees, we are enabling them to safely prioritize their well-being at home and at their convenience.”