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Licensed therapist Angela Danielsen, right, speaks with Christina M. O’Neil, director of mental health services at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, using a secure telehealth program in her office at Samaritan Behavioral Health in Watertown. Kara Dry/Watertown Daily Times

While the push for people to access medical advice online didn’t start during the novel coronavirus pandemic, the health care crisis certainly increased the importance of this service.

To avoid the risks of spreading the virus, many people began using telehealth technology to interact with medical professionals. This method allows patients to receive information on treatments they need for numerous conditions while protecting themselves from becoming infected or passing the virus on to others.

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