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Keeping up with your health while at home

Amy Adamle
Updated: July 02, 2020 09:29 AM

the coronavirus pandemic has changed the landscape of healthcare in just a few months. with more an more health resources moving online, experts are encouraging people to continue to seek medical care when needed.

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although in-person health care services are more challenging during the pandemic, telehealth makes it easy.  and it's not just for urgent.   the beauty of health is it gives people freedom, access, privacy, and ability to seek care where you are.  likely to be popular going forward. demand for this a need for this.   it can also be used for hearing, vision, dental, and other physical health issues.  but it's important to know what your options are. 

there are a number of things you can take advantage of, your health plan, your employers have resources, they have resources to help you with your wellness, so look into that and be aware of what options and benefits you have, 3/4 of employers have wellness programs and they can be by phone or by virtual setting with good support 

it can also might mean keeping up with healthy habits so you don't have need a virtual telehealth visit.  flossing regularly, limiting your screen time to help your eyesight, or limit your sugar intake while you're at home all the time.

You can visit UnitedHealthCare for more information.

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