On March 13, 2020, President Trump declared a national emergency in response to the outbreak of COVID-19, an illness caused by the novel coronavirus that has swept the globe. Hundreds of thousands of people have been infected worldwide, and thousands have died since the beginning of 2020. Contagion experts expect that the number will climb exponentially before the virus is contained. Telehealth regulations had to be adjusted in order to best accommodate the pandemic.The government response to this crisis continues to evolve, but officials are unified in their endorsement of social isolation. People, particularly seniors or those with underlying medical conditions, need to stay away from public places and groups of more than a few people. While this guideline makes sense, it poses challenges for those who need regular and timely medical care. The group that most often needs to see a doctor is the one most susceptible to the virus, which places them in a catch 22 situation. Fortunately, the government has taken action to make telehealth services more available for those who need them during this pandemic.