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COVID-19 stories

Covered California

Covered California opens new paths to coverage

Covered California has announced new paths to coverage for consumers who are victims of wildfires, or who have recently lost their jobs or income.

5 reasons the flu vaccine is more important than ever

5 reasons the flu vaccine is more important than ever

Flu season will begin while we’re still managing the spread of COVID-19.

Managing loneliness during COVID-19

Managing loneliness during COVID-19

Social distancing doesn’t have to equal loneliness.

Don’t let COVID fears delay baby care

Don’t let COVID fears delay baby care

Immunizations and wellness visits are vital for newborns, and medical offices are safe to get care.

10 ways to pay it forward during the pandemic

10 ways to pay it forward during the pandemic

These simple acts of kindness are an easy way to brighten a day.

How does limited socialization affect young kids?

How does limited socialization affect young kids?

Due to the pandemic, some kids are missing lessons that can only be taught through socialization.


Sharp Health Plan news

Medicare plan for CalPERS

Sharp Health Plan to offer Medicare plan to eligible CalPERS beneficiaries

Beginning Jan. 2021, we will offer the Sharp Direct Advantage Plan to eligible CalPERS Medicare beneficiaries. Open enrollment period has begun and ends Oct. 16, 2020.

Men's health

5 healthy changes that can save your life

Health observance: June
Raise awareness on men’s health.

Skin cancer awareness

7 traits that may increase skin cancer risk

Health observance: May
Know the risks for skin cancer.