How Health Advocate can help
Things are moving quickly with the COVID-19 pandemic. During this challenging time, our goal is to help you and your family navigate the complexities of the healthcare system and make sense of the ever-changing situation.
Below are some tips and resources you may find helpful.
Protect Yourself and Others
Help prevent the spread of respiratory illness like COVID-19
Avoid close contact with people who are sick
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
Disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
Clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw it in the trash
Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care
Stay informed! The coronavirus outbreak is continually changing.
Seek medical advice if you develop symptoms
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Trusted Information and Resources
Follow the guidelines and information provided by the trusted agencies below, including steps to prepare should an outbreak happen in your community, and guidance for travelers.
For all that you need to know, including travel advisories:
For specific questions, see the CDC’s FAQ section:
For information about COVID-19 in your state, search your state’s health department, which works with the CDC to monitor and implement all recommendations:
For up-to-date developments, research, and guidance from government health authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO), go to:
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The situation regarding coronavirus and COVID-19 is rapidly evolving, and Health Advocate is committed to providing up-to-date guidance. For the latest information and developments, please continue to check trusted resources including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization.