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Connect with your healthcare provider at the library.

Virtual Health Center

The Virtual Health Center at the Hillsboro City Library may be utilized by any community member to access their healthcare provider via a telehealth appointment. 

To schedule the use of one of the library's Virtual Health rooms, call the library at (254) 582 - 7385.

The library does not charge for using Virtual Health Rooms.

For additional information on using the library's Virtual Health Rooms, please see our policies page.

How it Works

Step One:

Schedule a virtual appointment with your healthcare provider.

Step Two:

Schedule a Virtual Health Room a the library for the same date and time.

Step Three:

Come to the library, at least 15 minutes early, on the day of your appointment.

The Rooms

The Hillsboro City Library has two Virtual Health Rooms available for public use. 

Rooms may also be used for virtual court appearances, distance learning, testing, and remote job interviews.

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Equipment in Rooms

  • Desktop Computer

  • 4K HD Webcam

  • Improved Lighting for Video Quality

  • Headset with Microphone

  • Touchless Thermometer

  • Blood Pressure Cuff

  • Scale

  • Pulse Oximeter

  • HEPA Air Filter

Consumer Health Resources

The Hillsboro City Library makes a number of databases, books, audiobooks, magazines, e-Books, and e-Audiobooks on consumer health topics available to library card holders. A number of those resources can be found below. For a full listing of available consumer health materials, users are encouraged to check the library's catalog.

 

DISCLAIMER: The information provided on this web site, and in other library health resources, are for general educational purposes only. They are not intended to be used as a substitute for medical advice. Any concerns about your health or the health of your family should be discussed with a qualified health care provider.

Consumer Health Databases

Consumer Health Websites

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Additional Consumer Health Resources

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cloudLibrary makes it easy to discover the content you want to read. Whether on the web, a tablets, or your mobile device. Use cloudLibrary to browse digital shelves created by the Hillsboro Library or by filtering by genres that interest you. Gain access to thousands of e-books, and audiobooks from libraries around the state, including ours.

For assistance check this FAQ, or these videos.

Download the app for for iOS or Android devices.

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The SimplyE app is available for mobile devices running iOS and Android

SimplyE is provided to patrons of the Hillsboro City Library through the Texas State Library & Archives Commission.
 

SimplyE Help

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cloudLibrary NewsStand is a digital magazine and newspaper service. With an expanding catalog that currently contains over 7,000 titles in more than 60 languages, NewsStand is the perfect way to gain access to your favorite magazines. All magazines and newspapers are available immediately for unlimited simultaneous use.

Download the app for for iOS or Android devices.

How is this service possible

The Telehealth program at the Hillsboro City Library was made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Grant #TT-22003.) (2021).

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