The NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia


September 22, 2015billrossInquirer

Guild Members,


With more than a million people coming to Philadelphia this weekend to see Pope Francis access problems to health care because of the large crowds and limited travel routes that will be in place during the Pope’s  visit may occur so we want to remind you that you and your family members have 24/7 immediate access to consult a doctor with Teladoc. When you’re not sure if what you are experiencing requires a trip to the hospital, be sure to call Teladoc first.

Haven’t activated your account yet? Get started here:  Spend 5 minutes now so when you do need a doctor for you or a loved one you will already be registered.  Each of your dependents in your household over the age of 18 will be required to set up their own account.  Once you are activated, you can activate your dependents.  You and your dependents can enjoy this benefit whether or not you are covered under the Guild’s health care plan.

Follow these easy steps:

Visit or call (800) 835-2362Enter the following information in each field and click ‘Continue’ First Name:  Last Name:   Email Address: your primary (personal) email addressPhone Number: your primary phone number (cell phone preferred)Date of BirthDo you have a username:  Answer No, after you are logged into the system you will be able to create a username and passwordWho is your employer or insurance provider: Begin to type in Newspaper Guild, Philadelphia, a drop box will appear and click on Newspaper Guild, Philadelphia.  DO NOT TYPE IN AETNA.  For this purpose, the Newspaper Guild, Philadelphia is considered your employer as they are providing this benefit to you. Follow the rest of the steps and you’re all set!

Access all of the benefits of Teladoc from your Apple or Android device.  With the Teladoc app you can:

Request a consultation with a doctorFind and select pharmacies close to youReview and update your Health RecordAdd family membersReview previous consultations

It’s as simple as downloading the mobile app, logging in and you’re on your way!

Download the app today:  Apple  |  Android

Your new benefit will give you unlimited, 24/7 access to the care you need from your phone or computer…saving you time and money.  Imagine a world without waiting rooms, now you can.

You will love Teladoc for the convenience, money savings and peace of mind.

If you have any questions about these new benefits, please contact Bill Ross at  To connect with a doctor, call (800) 835-2362 or go to

In unity,

Howard Gensler

Bill Ross