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Cox, LGH partner to provide latest info on coronavirus via on-demand channel

Posted at 4:45 PM, Mar 27, 2020

Cox and Lafayette General Health are partnering up to help Acadiana residents get the latest information on the coronavirus.

Starting immediately, Cox customers can use their Contour 2 remotes to get the latest information from around the world and find tips to stay healthy. This is being done on a Cox video on demand channel.

Customers can simply press the "Contour" button on their remote controls and scroll to "Coronavirus Updates." Customers can also say "Coronavirus" into their remote control to have the channel appear.

In this tab, users will find:

  • Local telemedicine options, including Health Anywhere
  • Information from Lafayette General Health
  • All news programs and sources related to the coronavirus
  • Newest updates from the Centers for Disease Control
  • Newest updates from the World Health Organization
  • Live and previously recorded programming regarding the coronavirus pandemic

Cox Business vice president for Louisiana Leigh King said, "Cox is committed to keeping people connected to what matters most, whether it's their families or important information to keep them safe and healthy. Our partnership with Lafayette General Health is one of many ways we're working to serve our community during this unprecedented time."

Lafayette General Health President David L. Callecod, FACHE says, "We are continuously learning new information about COVID-19, and Cox is offering a much-needed resource by providing credible, up-to-date health information to the public in real time and all in one place. We are thankful to team up with a strong, local partner like Cox in this joint effort."

Cox and Lafayette General Health have been working together to create innovative solutions for the community's most pressing healthcare options. Cox Business is looking to scale this technology across the country with other health systems.