Public transportation has evolved throughout the years to accommodate wheelchair patients who need to get to their destination. It’s not the most convenient option out there, though, and when there’s simply no one to drive wheelchair users around, there’s always the option to book non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT).
If you or a loved one in a wheelchair, or stretcher, needs to get to an appointment, or other destinations, it is advised that precautionary measures are taken to prevent infection. Especially since these populations are more likely to have underlying conditions that leave them more vulnerable to the virus. Here are a few tips to navigate the new normal.