ROCKFORD — Mercyhealth is now offering telemedicine services to its patients.

This service allows patients to connect with board certified primary and specialty care physicians for secure, live, on demand video visits using a computer, smartphone or tablet. Telemedicine is available for services including follow-up physician visits, counseling, medication refills and common health concerns.

To make an appointment with a Mercyhealth physician and to see if a visit qualifies: contact the physician or visit mercyhealthtelemedicine.com.