The Doctor’s Note: Answering your questions about the coronavirus vaccine

According to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), the long-awaited coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is now available. There are many questions and feelings of uncertainty when it comes to a new vaccine and we want to help you feel safe and informed. We asked Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Fong, to answer the … Continue reading The Doctor’s Note: Answering your questions about the coronavirus vaccine

Missing vaccinations during the coronavirus pandemic puts children and communities at risk

The coronavirus (COIVD-19) pandemic has increased the risk of vaccine-preventable diseases as Americans continue to evaluate the safety of in-person doctor visits. A Blue Cross Blue Shield report estimates approximately 9 million childhood vaccinations could be missed by the end of 2020. Source: Blue Cross Blue Shield Health of America report Continue reading Missing vaccinations during the coronavirus pandemic puts children and communities at risk

{Infographic} Knowing the differences between coronavirus, cold, flu, and allergies

As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, it’s important to know how it may affect you and how it compares with other illnesses. That way, if you begin to have symptoms of COVID-19, you can contact your doctor promptly. A doctor can determine whether you have the coronavirus or whether it’s the common cold, allergies or the flu. Use the below infographic as a reference point … Continue reading {Infographic} Knowing the differences between coronavirus, cold, flu, and allergies

#AdAstraStrong Leoti School District

“Ad astra per aspera” is the state motto of Kansas, which translates to “to the stars through difficulties” – a sentiment that has never felt more true than it does today. It emphasizes our values and optimism that, even when faced with the most difficult hardships, we come together as a state and keep our sights set on what’s important. We launched our #AdAstraStrong campaign … Continue reading #AdAstraStrong Leoti School District

#AdAstraStrong Neosho County Community College

“Ad astra per aspera” is the state motto of Kansas, which translates to “to the stars through difficulties” – a sentiment that has never felt more true than it does today. It emphasizes our values and optimism that, even when faced with the most difficult hardships, we come together as a state and keep our sights set on what’s important. We launched our #AdAstraStrong campaign … Continue reading #AdAstraStrong Neosho County Community College

#AdAstraStrong Prairie Hills USD 113 Food Program

“Ad astra per aspera” is the state motto of Kansas, which translates to “to the stars through difficulties” – a sentiment that has never felt more true than it does today. It emphasizes our values and optimism that, even when faced with the most difficult hardships, we come together as a state and keep our sights set on what’s important. We launched our #AdAstraStrong campaign … Continue reading #AdAstraStrong Prairie Hills USD 113 Food Program

#AdAstraStrong Coffeyville Area Community Foundation

“Ad astra per aspera” is the state motto of Kansas, which translates to “to the stars through difficulties” – a sentiment that has never felt more true than it does today. It emphasizes our values and optimism that, even when faced with the most difficult hardships, we come together as a state and keep our sights set on what’s important. We launched our #AdAstraStrong campaign … Continue reading #AdAstraStrong Coffeyville Area Community Foundation

#AdAstraStrong Southeast Kansas Humane Society

“Ad astra per aspera” is the state motto of Kansas, which translates to “to the stars through difficulties” – a sentiment that has never felt more true than it does today. It emphasizes our values and optimism that, even when faced with the most difficult hardships, we come together as a state and keep our sights set on what’s important. We launched our #AdAstraStrong campaign … Continue reading #AdAstraStrong Southeast Kansas Humane Society