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Patient Portal

Staying engaged in your healthcare is important. The patient portal is a free, secure and convenient online resource that connects you to your healthcare team and helps you manage your health from the comfort of your home or anywhere else.

Hometown Health Blog

From Check Symptoms to video visit in one step

Patients with rash symptoms now can request an on-demand video appointment using the patient portal. Here's how Matt Gauthier used it to quickly get care he needed without leaving home.

April 6, 2023

Check Symptoms offers evaluations, care recommendations

Minor health concerns can happen anytime. If you're unsure what to do or who to call, use a free online tool to evaluate your symptoms and receive a care recommendation.

March 10, 2023

Check Symptoms evaluates RSV, upper respiratory illness symptoms

Concerned you or your child may have RSV, the flu or COVID-19? Learn how an online assessment tool can quickly evaluate symptoms, determine if testing is needed and recommend next steps for care.

December 6, 2022

Online scheduling saves time for busy grandmother

Ellen Mihm knows what brings her joy: travel and spending time with her grandkids — and not waiting on hold to schedule appointments. That's why she likes the easy online scheduling options with Patient Online Services.

November 4, 2021

Schedule flu vaccinations through Patient Online Services, Mayo Clinic App

Put up your best defense by scheduling a flu vaccination through Patient Online Services or the Mayo Clinic App — it's convenient. Select the date, time and location that's best for you.

October 4, 2021

Patient finds online scheduling 'easy peasy'

JoAnn Osterhus was happy to learn she could schedule her own blood test in Patient Online Services. Learn about this new option, which JoAnn describes as "easy peasy."

June 23, 2021

Scheduling a mammogram through Patient Online Services

For some patients, it can sometimes be difficult to understand people over the phone. Learn why Muntaha Mansour chooses to schedule her appointments online, including a recent mammogram.

May 5, 2021

Plan ahead to make the most of your health care visit

Have an upcoming health care appointment with your provider? Here's some tips and things to keep in mind so you get the most from your visit.

Lindsey Ruppel, D.O. By Lindsey Ruppel April 16, 2021

FAQ: Your care team

Your care needs are important, which is why we provide a team-based approach. Learn more about care team collaboration and how it can benefit you.

Jill Lenhart, M.D. By Jill Lenhart January 27, 2021

Connected care: Sometimes a person just needs a little help

You don't need to be tech savvy to be connected online to valuable care services, especially important during the pandemic. Learn how Kelly Timm got signed up for the patient portal with the help of a friend.

December 29, 2020

Family warns others to take COVID-19 seriously

Mike Wolf was a healthy guy with no underlying health issues. Then he contracted COVID-19 and spent 43 days in the hospital. Now his family wants to warn others to take COVID-19 seriously.

September 4, 2020

Video visits keep patient, doctor connected during pandemic

Debbie Doble was diagnosed with breast cancer, but the COVID-19 pandemic halted face-to-face appointments. Find out how she continued care from the convenience of her home using video visits.

May 19, 2020