We all could use some good news after this last year—and the COVID-19 vaccines are great news. The vaccines have been shown to be safe and effective in large clinical trials. And they’re available at no cost to everyone living in the United States.
You have a lot to deal with right now, and we’re here to help. The benefits and programs available through your BCBSRI health plan can help protect your health and make your life easier.
While scientists are working on a vaccine for COVID-19, there is an annual vaccine for the flu—and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends it for everyone six months of age and older. Getting the flu shot is particularly important this year.
During the height of the pandemic, many doctors’ offices and healthcare facilities had postponed care that was not related to COVID-19 or was not an emergency.