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Rural Public Libraries as Telehealth Providers During COVID-19

Source
The Daily Yonder
Date
Oct 22, 2020
Summary
Commentary discusses the important role that libraries play in providing Internet access in rural and low-income communities. Highlights a public library in Pottsboro, Texas that offers telehealth services to its patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic, acting as a blueprint for other rural libraries and community sites that could provide telehealth services.
Tagged as
Access · Broadband · Community engagement and volunteerism · Health literacy · Infectious diseases · Rural-urban differences · Telehealth · Texas