The U.S. Center for Disease Control recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against the potentially serious outcomes of COVID-19 illness this fall and winter. While people of any age can catch COVID-19, it most commonly affects middle-aged and older adults, with the highest risk
Shared by United Resource Connection October 31, 2023
U.S. Congressional gridlock can temporarily shut down big parts of the federal government — including many health programs. If it happens, some government functions would stop completely and some in part, while others wouldn’t be immediately affected — including Medicare, Medicaid, and health plans sold under the Affordable Care Act.
Shared by Kaiser Health News September 27, 2023
Walmart offers up to a 30-day supply of over 300 different generic medications for $4 per prescription. They also offer a 90-day supply of many generic medications for $10. These prices do not apply to prescriptions filled by mail order. Prescriptions refills may be ordered online or by telephone, but
Shared by United Resource Connection August 10, 2023
As the federal public health emergency declared in response to the COVID-19 pandemic comes to an end, healthcare access may be impacted in several ways. One major concern is the potential loss of insurance coverage for those who gained it due to emergency measures, such as expanded Medicaid eligibility and
Shared by United Resource Connection May 10, 2023
A free, evidence-based online course, Fentanyl Facts and Overdose Risk, has been developed in partnership with the Addiction Policy Forum and the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The course discusses facts about fentanyl in the U.S., the increasing risk of overdose, and resources for communities to address the increasing risks.
Shared by United Resource Connection February 24, 2023