Story by: Rebecca Hall on July 12, 2019
Who couldn’t use some help keeping track of your family’s health? When a new school year approaches, there are health forms, physicals, vaccinations and screenings to track down or schedule.
Ever wish you had a health personal assistant?
Proxy access through Norton MyChart can help you manage your family’s health information. This features allows parents to connect their Norton MyChart account with their children’s electronic medical records, giving them the ability to make appointments, get important reminders and send non-urgent messages to their care team. Setting it up is fast and easy. You can find the instructions here.
To get started, here are three ways you can manage your family’s health through Norton MyChart this summer and beyond. It just may become one of your favorite parenting hacks.
The most well-organized and prepared parents beat the summer rush to the pediatrician’s or family doctor’s office. The rest of us may be scrambling midsummer to get into the office in time.
Sign up for a Norton MyChart account, or get started with proxy access for your children.
With proxy access through Norton MyChart, you can quickly and easily schedule an appointment for your child with your Norton Healthcare provider. To do this, sign in to Norton MyChart, click on your child’s name, choose visits, and complete the steps to set up an appointment with your child’s provider.
It’s an increasingly digital world, so when you leave the doctor’s office with your child’s immunization record in hand, and can’t find it on the first day back to school, don’t worry. You’re not alone.
Send a message to your child’s provider through Norton MyChart and request your child’s immunization record be sent to the school via mail or fax. Just be sure to include specific instructions on where to send it and to whom it should be addressed.
Ever feel that twinge of guilt or surprise when you take your child in for an office visit and find out he or she is overdue for vaccines or screenings? Proxy access via Norton MyChart is a fix for that.
When you sign into Norton MyChart and click on your child’s name, you’ll receive notifications that your child is due for important vaccines and other screenings. Be sure to verify your contact information and select either email or text notifications.
Select an appointment date and time from available spots listed below.