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Share-it Employee Engagement Communications

edHEALTH provides share-it employee engagement communications to help member school employees navigate and maximize their healthcare benefits. Check out these helpful communication tools:

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Tips for Navigating Coronavirus and Your Healthcare Benefits

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 infectionRecognize the symptoms of COVID-19 The following symptoms may appear two-14 days after exposure to COVID-19:FeverCoughShortness of breathCOVID-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 detailsIf You’re Stressed, Seek HelpThe 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 con...

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What to Do if You Have Symptoms of COVID-19

For the benefit of all, if you have COVID-19 symptoms, access your telehealth benefits to see whether you need screening. By using a phone or computer, you’ll receive guidance about whether you need to be seen or tested while freeing up other clinicians to deal with the most severe cases in person. With telehealth:You can receive quality medical care without leaving your home. Virtual care is a highly effective method to evaluate and treat symptoms while minimizing exposure to potentially contagious viruses.If you think you are infected, telehealth doctors can answer questions about the disease, evaluate your risk, and advise you on next steps. Telemedicine doctors are trained on the latest protocols for local and national notification, testing, and management.If you are not already infected, you increase your risk of catching the disease by visiting your doctor, urgent care, or emerg...

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Tips for Avoiding COVID-19

Here are tips for avoiding contracting COVID-19:Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds with soap and water. Hum the complete “Happy Birthday” song to be sure you’ve washed thoroughly. If you don’t have access to soap and water, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.Stay away from crowded areas. Maintain at least six feet of distance between you and another person.Cover your cough in your elbow, not your hand, if you don’t have a tissue.The Centers for Disease Control recommends that for the next eight weeks individual and group organizers cancel any event with 50 or more people. State agencies have also put in place rules to discourage the spread of the disease. These social distancing protocols – putting distance between yourself and other people – can help prevent the spread of this contagiou...

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