It’s Flu Season—Get Your Flu Shot Now!
Getting a flu shot is the most effective way to prevent yourself and others from becoming sick, and amid the COVID-19 pandemic, this flu season could be especially dangerous. If your employer offers the vaccine at your worksite, get it as soon as possible. If not, your Benefit Fund covers the shot—just make an appointment with your physician or visit a participating pharmacy. For more information, view the above Healthy Living Spotlight video, where the Funds’ Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Van Dunn, explains why getting the shot is so important for healthcare workers, who are at increased risk of catching the flu and spreading it to others.
Flu Shot Facts: A Conversation with Dr. Dunn
The Benefit Funds’ Chief Medical Officer Van H. Dunn, MD, will discuss how flu and COVID-19 symptoms are similar, explain the different types of flu vaccine available and offer other ways you can protect yourself and your loved ones against both the flu and COVID-19.
What We Know About the J&J COVID-19 Vaccine You may have read reports of a rare side effect experienced by several people who received the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine. As the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug...
Educational Forum on the COVID-19 Vaccines
Chief Medical Officer Dr. Van Dunn explains why getting the COVID-19 vaccine is the best way you can protect your families and yourselves against the potentially dangerous effects of the virus.
COVID-19: Important Information about Your Teladoc Benefit Visit Teladoc &
Dr. Dunn delivers a special message to our members working on the frontlines of COVID-19.
When you can’t reach your doctor, Teladoc provides you with the care you need. Dr. Van Dunn discusses the advantages of using Teladoc and the simple steps you can take to access your benefit.
Stress is part of everyday life, but the way you handle it—or don’t—can put your health at risk.
Stressing about money can affect both your physical and mental health. Dr. Van Dunn explains how our new online financial health series can help keep you healthy in body and mind.
Dr. Dunn explains what to look for – and when to call your doctor.
Dr. Dunn shares important information – including Benefit Fund resources – that can help you manage your condition.
Our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Van Dunn, explains how you can reduce your risk of developing hypertension.
About Dr. Dunn
Dr. Dunn oversees the 1199SEIU Benefit Funds’ clinical, care management and analytics functions, and is responsible for pursuing health and wellness initiatives and value-based strategies.
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