• May 18, 2021

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Severe Weather Support

Severe Weather Support

Recent extreme winter storms have led to loss of power and other damaging effects in many areas of the country. Some especially hard hit areas, including Texas are continuing to experience severe weather. Have you been impacted by the storm? ...

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Colorado Wildfires

Colorado Wildfires

As fires continue to spread in Colorado, residents are seeing closures and evacuation orders in some areas. For those affected, Optum is offering a free emotional support help line. This help line will provide those affected access to specially trained ...

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Hurricane Laura

Hurricane Laura

Parts of Texas and Louisiana experienced damaging effects from Hurricane Laura as it made landfall, including storm surges and damaging winds. Residents in the path should also prepare for flood risks, which may reach as far north as Arkansas, Ohio ...

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Arizona Big Horn Wildfire

Arizona Big Horn Wildfire

As the Arizona Big Horn Wildfire continues to spread, some nearby residents are receiving evacuation orders. For those affected, Optum is offering a free emotional support help line. This help line will provide those affected access to specially trained mental ...

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Michigan BCBS: Early Prescription Refills

Due to the recent State of Emergency issued for Michigan’s heavy rainfall, BlueCross BlueShield will allow impacted members to refill their existing prescriptions early. This will be in effect from 5/21/2020 until 6/20/2020. Pharmacies in the impacted area, which includes ...

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Severe Weather: Texas and Oklahoma

Severe Weather: Texas and Oklahoma

Severe weather swept through Texas and southern Oklahoma causing significant damage in both states. Many residents are without power and/or have been displaced. For those affected, Optum is offering a free emotional support help line. This help line will provide ...

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Tennessee Severe Weather

Tennessee Severe Weather

Last week devastating tornadoes hit Tennessee. The severe weather caused severe damage through middle Tennessee which left thousands of residents displaced and/or without power. For those affected, Optum is offering a free emotional support help line. This help line will ...

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Mississippi Severe Weather

Mississippi Severe Weather

Over the last week, Mississippi has experienced severe weather, flash floods and tornadoes, which prompted Governor Phil Bryant to sign a declaration of emergency for the state. The severe weather has caused damage in dozens of counties and left thousands ...

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Nationwide: Disaster Plan for Pets

Nationwide: Disaster Plan for Pets

The infographic from Nationwide below speaks to the importance of making your pets a part of your disaster/emergency planning. Preparation today can make things easier in the event of an emergency in the future. Pet owners: use this info to ...

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Flood Recovery Advice and Resources

Flood Recovery Advice and Resources

Optum and United Healthcare want you to stay safe. Floods take a toll on your home, emotions and community. Get the support you need. While the damage to your home or car may be visible, floods may also affect you ...

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