BATON ROUGE, La. – With record turnout predicted for Election Day 2020, it’s important to take steps to protect yourself from COVID-19 and other seasonal illnesses and to avoid making others sick.
Things you can do when heading to your local voting precinct that can prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses include:
And, early November is a good time to get your flu shot if you have not already. This will give you the best protection against the influenza virus heading into the later months of the year, when cases typically peak. See health tips for staying healthy this season in this video (1:22).
You can visit the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana YouTube page to see short videos with the clinical team and others discussing various health topics. Subscribe to know when new videos are added. You can also connect with Blue Cross on social media for regular updates.
For information on what Blue Cross is doing for members during COVID-19, visit www.bcbsla.com/covid19. For more information about avoiding seasonal illnesses, visit www.bcbsla.com/KeepUpWithCare.
About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is committed to our mission to improve the health and lives of Louisianians. Founded in New Orleans in 1934, we are a tax-paying nonprofit health insurer with offices in every major region to serve our customers. We were recognized in 2019 and 2020 as an honoree of The Civic 50, named by Points of Light as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. We are a private mutual company, owned by our policyholders, with an independent Louisiana Board of Directors and no shareholders. We invite all Louisianians to visit our website at www.bcbsla.com or talk to us on social media.