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Telehealth services are digital services used for talking to doctors or health care providers over the phone or via video chat. Patients can also send and receive messages and monitor health, such as heart rhythm, temperature, and blood pressure, through digital devices and social media tools. Telehealth services are easy, safe, and convenient ways to communicate with health care providers all from the comfort of home.

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  • How do I get Telehealth?
  • Telehealth is a service provided to you, a benefit through your employer, organization, health insurance, or doctor’s office.
  • Telehealth can be accessed from your computer, from your phone, and your tablet.
  • The Telehealth service is free through a website or app.
  • To learn more about Telehealth, visit telehealth.hhs.gov
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