What is COVID-19?
COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The virus enters the body through the nose, mouth or eyes, and causes a respiratory (lung) infection. Here are tips to help you navigate these stressful times.
Find out tips for avoiding infection
Recognize the symptoms of COVID-19
The following symptoms may appear two-14 days after exposure to COVID-19:
- Shortness of breath
COVID-19 symptoms differ from colds, the seasonal flu and allergies.
Find out what to do if you have COVID-19 symptoms - this includes links to telehealth benefit details
If You’re Stressed, Seek Help
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing panic, stress, and uncertainty. It is not uncommon to feel overwhelmed by the current environment, and many people are feeling the added stress of financial uncertainty. Your telehealth benefits offer a convenient way to access help from the comfort of your home.
Take advantage of your telehealth benefits if you are feeling stressed:
If you have questions about your healthcare coverage and COVID-19, contact your plan via the online portal or by calling the phone number on your plan ID card:
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Trustmark Health Benefits
Tufts Health Plan