Telehealth Appointments Reinstated By Florida Emergency Order

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Updated on October 10, 2022

In the wake of Hurricane Ian, the Florida Department of Health has released an emergency order that allows certain medical marijuana (MMJ) patients the option of renewing their certification via telehealth appointment. More information on which patients are eligible can be found below.

Which Patients Qualify For Telehealth?

If you’re an existing Florida medical marijuana cardholder, you can likely benefit from the latest emergency order by following the steps below:

1.) Ensure you’re in one of the following counties that have reinstated telehealth:

  • Charlotte
  • Collier
  • DeSoto
  • Flagler
  • Hardee
  • Hendry
  • Highlands
  • Hillsborough
  • Lake
  • Lee
  • Manatee
  • Orange
  • Osceola
  • Pinellas
  • Polk
  • Putnam
  • St. Johns
  • Sarasota
  • Seminole
  • Volusia

2.) Ensure your most recent, in-person marijuana card exam was conducted within the last 30 weeks.

3.) Ensure your smartphone or computer has a working camera.

4.) Schedule a telehealth follow-up with your CannaMD prescribing physician.

Keep in mind: the Florida emergency order that makes telehealth available expires on November 30th, 2022. Be sure to check your eligibility soon, before time runs out!

Find out if you qualify for telehealth today!

To see if you’re eligible to renew your marijuana certification via telehealth appointment, please call us at: (855) 420-9170 or fill out our easy online application today.

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Author Bio

Thomas Wrona

Thomas Wrona

Thomas Wrona is a freelance writer and former pro athlete who believes that nature’s wisdom provides an antidote to the stress of modern life. To date, Thomas has written over 1,000 articles in the cannabis/hemp niche. His writing focuses on how cannabis activates inner equilibrium en route to helping us stay above equilibrium with our environment. When he’s not writing about cannabis, fitness, or holistic living, you’ll probably find him outside!
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