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How coronavirus impacts physical and mental health

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on June 24, 2020

There’s no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on our mental health and made certain aspects of daily life more challenging on many levels. To better understand the pandemic's impact on health, we recently asked members of our online AllWays Community about their coronavirus-related concerns, feelings, and habits. We’re sharing those results with you today.

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Topics: Behavioral health, Health & wellness, COVID-19

Practicing self-care while working from home with kids

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on May 19, 2020

For many parents, working from home with kids in the house is yet another new and stressful experience brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Between balancing work responsibilities, helping kids with school work, and the everyday tasks of running a household, things like ‘free time’ and ‘self-care’ can start to seem like a fantasy. That’s why we’re sharing some coping strategies and survival skills for parents from our recent workshop on cultivating self-care during the pandemic.

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Topics: AllWays Health Partners, Health & wellness, COVID-19

Encourage your employees to get necessary care during the pandemic

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on May 12, 2020

This post was adapted from content originally posted on AllWays Health Partners' provider blog, Best Practice.

The coronavirus pandemic has completely changed the medical care landscape over the past few months. It has particularly affected outpatient care. Understandably, patients are avoiding doctors and hospitals due to fears that they could become infected with COVID-19. But health care providers are now stressing the importance of continuing to seek medical care in urgent or emergency situations. Here’s what you need to know about declining health care visits and the signs and symptoms that require emergency care.

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Topics: Health & wellness, COVID-19

Supporting your employees' health during COVID-19

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on April 28, 2020

If you and your employees are struggling financially, looking after your routine health care may be the last thing on your minds. But, taking care of your overall health during the COVID-19 pandemic is an important part of your current and future wellbeing. Fortunately, there are resources available to help those who are facing financial challenges because of coronavirus. We encourage you to share these links and information with your team, friends, or family who may be looking for any additional help.

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Topics: Health & wellness, COVID-19

Working from home during COVID-19: Tips to reduce stress

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on April 07, 2020

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, many employers have implemented both voluntary and mandatory work-from-home policies for their employees. As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continuously reminds us, telecommuting is an important step in “flattening the curve” of potential new infections.

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Topics: Behavioral health, Health & wellness, COVID-19