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For patients

Wondering how to get started with telehealth? Check out the information below to better understand your options for virtual health care visits.

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What is telehealth?

What is telehealth, what types of conditions can be treated with telehealth, and what to expect during a telemedicine visit.

Telehealth and COVID-19

Whether you are looking for health care related to COVID-19 or something else, find out more about how to prepare for the virtual visit.

Finding telehealth options

Many health care providers now provide virtual medical appointments also known as a telemedicine visit. Contact your health care provider or health insurance for options. There are also health centers and on-demand telehealth appointments available to everyone, including people who do not have health insurance.

Getting help with access

Find out how to address challenges accessing telehealth including lack of health insurance or internet service.

Preparing for a virtual visit

Everything you need to know to get set up and ready for a telehealth visit.

Telehealth privacy for patients

Learn more about privacy concerns related to telehealth including internet security standards and practical tips.

Telehealth and behavioral health

Explore the ways telehealth can be part of your long-term behavioral health or addiction treatment plans.