Written by Jessica Bartlett.
With walk-in appointments temporarily unavailable due to coronavirus, CVS Health is now offering telehealth as a way to connect with patients.
The E-Clinic, available to patients in Washington D.C. and the 33 states that have MinuteClinic locations, including Massachusetts, connects patients with a provider via video conference on a phone or computer. Individuals can connect with a provider by visiting the Minute Clinic website from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and selecting an E-Clinic visit.
The service is not only available to patients who need care because of coronavirus and need help connecting with testing resources, but largely to patients with other acute care issues, injuries or skin conditions. Those patients have largely had to go without care due to the closure of many physician practices to non-urgent cases.
Even patients with chronic conditions can visit the service to manage symptoms, the Rhode Island-based retailer said.
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