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COVID-19 has changed the way we provide care and the way you seek care. We're poised to provide the care you need - safely.
Learn how we're making care safe for our patients, caregivers, and staff Get answers to frequently asked questions about appointments and procedures
Your well-being depends on getting the care you need. We have many options to provide care in the safest way possible.
We launched virtual video visits to serve our patients during stay-at-home orders. Now, it's a pillar of essential care going forward.
We're able to address a variety of health issues through video chat. If you need to come in to complete your care, you'll only be billed for an in-person visit.
Learn how to schedule a virtual video visit
We're providing necessary procedures, surgeries, diagnostics, and other face-to-face care. Our experts are available to meet with you for:
For questions about the care you need, call your doctor’s office or message through MyChart. Your health care team will be happy to talk with you about the care plan that is right for you.
Learn how to prepare for an upcoming visit
Your health and safety and the safety of our caregivers and staff is our top priority. We've improved our existing safety measures and implemented new ones to make our clinics and hospitals as safe as possible.
We’ve introduced virtual visit technology, allowing you to now schedule a video appointment with your provider, right where you are. Virtual visits are available for nearly all clinic appointment types in most specialty areas.
We are requiring everyone – staff, patients and visitors – to continuously wear a mask while in our clinics.
We are screening all patients and visitors at clinic entrances for virus symptoms.
We follow rigorous hand hygiene to prevent the spread of infection.
We have redesigned common areas to ensure appropriate social distancing.
We follow strict standards to clean our exam rooms with products that are active against COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. We are also rigorously cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing waiting areas and common areas.
We have expanded COVID-19 testing capabilities for patients who are scheduled for a procedure to ensure it is safe to continue with their appointment.
For your safety, Essentia Health will continue to suggest a convenient Virtual Video Visit for any care that can safely be offered in that manner. If your concern would best be addressed in-person, we are offering that option and are doing all we can to ensure your visit will be safe.
Call your doctor’s office or message through MyChart and your health care team will be happy to talk with you about the care plan that is right for you.
Essentia Health is committed to keeping you safe through: