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Healthcare Network On Central Coast Now Offering TeleHealth Services

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A healthcare network on the Central Coast is the latest in the region to offer remote healthcare. Pacific Central Coast Health Centers have added TeleHealth services, which allow patients to connect with their doctor or other healthcare providers by computer, tablet, or phone. The new service connects people with health care, while following efforts to promote social distancing to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Pacific Central Coast Health Centers is a non-profit organization with 40 healthcare facilities from Lompoc to Templeton.

Cottage Health in Santa Barbara County, and Gold Coast Health Plan in Ventura County have already set up telehealth programs for patients.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.