This partnership will meet patients and companions where they are today, advancing the companies' missions to address the needs of vulnerable Americans.
The two on-demand transportation companies will offer free rides to vaccination sites until July 4 as part of a new White House partnership.
Through partnership with London-based Cera, Uber will help elderly patients get to doctors on time.
The Ride with Uber button is now displayed on MedStarHealth.org, allowing patients to quickly find out the wait time and approximate cost of a ride.
Patients will no longer have to hail a ride when feeling under the weather or ask a friend to drive them to the hospital for their appointment.
During the next year, the three parties will be refining and testing the app with a target group of Sarasota Memorial patients interested in the Uber option.
With this deal, patients will get a convenient tool that makes it easier to reach their physicians, keep their care appointments, and maintain their health.
In order to get free flu shots, people need to open the Uber app and select "UberHEALTH" from where they can request a flu prevention kit.