Time to prepare for seasonal flu
September 2020   HEALTHCARE

Time to prepare for seasonal flu

As we continue taking measures to protect ourselves from COVID-19, it’s important to stay vigilant against other illnesses like seasonal influenza, also known as the flu.
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The flu is a highly contagious illness occurring most often in the winter months1, and anyone can get it. It can be especially serious for children, the elderly and the chronically ill. Each year, millions of people suffer from strains of flu.2 Make sure you’re not one of them.

Learn more about the flu

Feeling under the weather?

Don’t worry, with access to Global Telehealth3 through the Cigna Wellbeing® App, you can talk to a licensed doctor just about anywhere in the world by phone or video chat.

When you’re feeling unwell, it should be simple to get a diagnosis and possibly a prescription. Through the app’s Global Telehealth3 feature, you can call or video chat with a licensed doctor at no additional cost to you.

Download the Cigna Wellbeing App

Download the Cigna Wellbeing App today to prepare for the flu season.4

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  1. National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, http://www.nfid.org/influenza , accessed September 18, 2019
  2. World Health Organization, https://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/influenza-(seasonal) , November 6, 2018
  3. Telehealth services may not be available in all jurisdictions. In general, to be covered by your plan, services must be medically necessary and used for the diagnosis or treatment of a covered condition. Not all prescription drugs are covered and prescriptions are not guaranteed to be written. Providers are solely responsible for any treatment provided and are not affiliated with Cigna. Not all providers have video chat capabilities and video chat may not be available in all areas. Telehealth providers are separate from your health plan’s provider network.
  4. The downloading and use of the Cigna Wellbeing App is subject to the terms and conditions of the App and the online store from which it is downloaded. Standard mobile phone carrier and data usage charges apply. The Apple logo is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Google Play is a trademark of Google Inc.

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