Highmark Continues Outreach Programs During Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Highmark Health Plan has taken multiple measures to keep employees and communities safe. Through coverage expansions, increased access to care, virtual support and continually providing resources to members, Highmark persists to be there for all in these trying times.   A new initiative recently …

Helpful Tips for Wearing a Mask During a Pandemic

The proper use of personal protective equipment for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has raised numerous questions as the current pandemic affects our nation. Different guidelines issued by different agencies has caused a great deal of confusion among individuals, prompting scientific studies to focus on the importance of wearing a mask …

Making Your Health a Priority During the Pandemic

The global COVID-19 pandemic has altered life as we know it. Uncertainty of what lies ahead does not mean managing your health should be put on the back burner.  Maintaining healthy exercise, nutrition, and sleep habits may feel especially challenging during this time, but these habits are critical for managing …

Prioritizing Your Mental Health During A Pandemic

As we face these challenging times, becoming comfortable with uncertainty and prioritizing your mental health is imperative. Whether you’re experiencing unemployment, working from home, or just trying to adjust to this new normal, the importance of knowing when to give yourself a break to focus on you cannot be understated. …

CDC Guidance Following COVID-19 Diagnosis or Exposure

Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued guidance for discontinuing home isolation following COVID-19 diagnosis, as well as recommended protocols for essential workers exposed to the virus. Discontinuing Isolation Following COVID-19 Diagnosis The decision to discontinue isolation should stem from local circumstances. Determination for discontinuation …

FarmArt Produce Now Offers Next-Day Home Delivery

With the amount of news and information flooding into our daily lives regarding the current crisis, it can be difficult to find the positive. We wanted to take the opportunity to highlight one of our clients, FarmArt — a locally-minded, family-owned and Philadelphia operated produce company that now provides free …

Tips to Cope with Stress

During such uncertain times, it’s easy to feel stressed. The multitude of information constantly coming through our televisions, radios, phones, and computers can be extremely overwhelming and affect our emotional and physical equilibrium. With that said, it’s essential to be aware of what’s causing daily stressors, so you can take …