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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Covered California

California provides path to coverage for millions

Effective immediately, anyone uninsured and eligible to enroll in health care coverage can sign up through the end of June.

How to shop and order food safely in quarantine

Answers to common questions about food shopping and eating safely in a pandemic.

Frequently asked questions about face coverings

Frequently asked questions about face coverings

Public health officials recommend the use of cloth face coverings. Here’s what that means.

6 things you can do while practicing social distancing

Social distancing doesn’t have to mean cutting yourself off from others.

COVID-19 home isolation can be especially tough for kids

Sure, kids are resilient. But times like these can be challenging.

5 ways to stay physically active while at home

A fitness routine from the comfort of your home can be as productive as working out in the gym.

How to refill a prescription during the pandemic

Due to COVID-19, some health plans are allowing early refills of maintenance medications.

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What people with asthma should know about COVID-19

Having asthma doesn’t make you more likely to get COVID-19, but it could cause complications.

Medicare members

Medicare recipients: what to know about COVID-19

Older adults are at higher risk of severe complications from COVID-19.

In other news

Reduce your risk of colon cancer

What you need to know about 1095 tax forms

Mar. 2020 — You likely received one in the mail. Here's more information about forms 1095-A, B and C.

Reduce your risk of colon cancer

5 ways to reduce your risk of colon cancer

Mar. 2020 — Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. Here are ways you can help lower your risk.

6 stress-free tips for managing your health care

6 stress-free tips for managing your health care

Feb. 2020 — Whether you’re a parent or a caregiver to elderly parents, the stress of managing your family’s care can feel overwhelming. These tips can help.