NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — Due to increasing concerns around the coronavirus in North Texas, Children’s Health is using its Virtual Visit app to offer free COVID-19 screenings.

Adriana Lantzy with Children’s Health said the decision was made so the community could have access to “safe and convenient care from their comfort of their home.”

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App users can consult board-certified physicians, clinicians and nurse practitioners from their smartphone, tablet or computer at any time of day.

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The free COVID-19 screenings will be offered until further notice through the app with the code: COVID19.

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To learn more about protecting yourself from COVID-19, visit the CDC website here.