Essentia Health is waiving fees for e-visits relating to screening and evaluation of respiratory symptoms and concerns related to COVID-19.

In addition to COVID-19 screenings, e-visits are available for $20 for the following common conditions:

  • Allergy symptoms
  • Bug bites, including tick bites
  • Colds
  • Eye infections such as conjunctivitis (pink eye)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Lower back pain
  • Mouth sores
  • Stye, a red and painful bump near the eyelid
  • Skin conditions such as acne; dermatitis; diaper rash; eczema; mild burns; shingles; and tinea infections, also called ringworm
  • Tobacco use
  • Upper-respiratory infections, including sinus infections or influenza (flu)
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women
  • Vaginal yeast infections

If you’re 18 or older and live in Minnesota, Wisconsin or North Dakota, you can use this convenient and cost-effective online service. You don’t have to be an Essentia patient to have an E-visit. Start an E-visit at