Covid-19 is a new highly contagious RNA viral disease that has caused a global pandemic . Human-to-human transmission occurs primarily through oral and nasal droplets and possibly through the airborne route . The disease may be asymptomatic or the course may be mild with upper respiratory symptoms, moderate with non-life-threatening pneumonia, or severe with pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome . The severe form is associated with significant morbidity and mortality . While patients who are unstable and in acute distress need immediate in-person attention, many patients can be evaluated at home by telemedicine or videoconferencing . The more benign manifestations of Covid-19 may be managed from home to maintain quarantine, thus avoiding spread to other patients and health care workers . This document provides an overview of the clinical presentation of Covid-19, emphasizing telemedicine strategies for assessment and triage of patients . Advantages of the virtual visit during this time of social distancing are highlighted.