ORLANDO, Fla. – AdventHealth is now the official health care provider of Walt Disney World Resort.
The companies made the announcement during a produced 10 a.m. news briefing.
This expanded partnership also makes AdventHealth the official virtual health care provider for both Walt Disney World and Disneyland, which will allow guests to get medical questions answered as they plan their vacations, according to the companies.
The suite of new health care services for guests are billed as AdventHealth’s “World of Wellness.”
In addition to the virtual services, AdventHealth and Disney are also constructing a 20,000 square foot, freestanding emergency department. It will sit near at the Western gateway near Walt Disney World Resort.
The emergency department will be open 24/7, staffed by “AdventHealth physicians and will feature a state of the art equipment,” according to Disney.
Next to the emergency department, a new “personalized primary care experience” will also open called AdventHealth Primary Care Plus. This will also be open seven days a week.
The announcement follows the resort’s update Wednesday that it will phase out temperature screenings at the theme parks, starting Saturday, for its cast members. Guests will also no longer be screened, starting May 16.
“Since reopening, we have considered guidance from public health authorities, government agencies, and our own team of health and safety experts as we assess and update health and safety measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19,” Disney World posted on its website.