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About the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first detected in China in 2019. The disease has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus is named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes is named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”)

Please read this information from Anthem about the virus, prevention and treatment, your Fund benefits, and safety and preparedness.

Please read this information about the virus and your prescription drug benefits administered by OptumRx.

The CDC is your primary source for the latest COVID-19 updates.

Connect with our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) in Stressful Situations Like This One

If need be, please connect with our EAP, administered by Lower Hudson Valley EAP, to cope with stressful situations such as the one being caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. Call 800-327-2799 (24/7/365).

It’s normal to feel stressed because of a health crises or traumatic event. You may have emotional, psychological, and behavioral reactions that are unfamiliar and hard to understand—and that’s okay.

The Lower Hudson Valley EAP offers help for you to understand how you and your loved ones are feeling, and how to manage your situation.