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With so much focus on COVID-19 over the last few months, you may have put off important doctor visits or other medical care.

Your care needs to continue — especially if you’re facing a chronic condition, emotional issue or are pregnant — because it’s always important to take time for you. And make #TimeForCare.

Time for you and your needs

We’re here with resources and tips to help you take good care of yourself.

Getting the right care for you — even during a pandemic

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Getting the right care for you — even during a pandemic

By Dr. Garth Graham, MD, MPH, Vice President, Community Health & Impact, CVS Health, and Oliver T. Brooks, MD, President, National Medical Association


“According to a Kaiser Family Foundation poll1, nearly half of Americans (48%) said either they or someone in their household has skipped or delayed needed medical care because of the coronavirus. And 23% of those who postponed care report that they or their family member's condition worsened as a result.” 

Helping you prepare for your in-office visit

Helping you prepare for your in-office visit

Talk to your doctor about your concerns, and together you can decide whether an in-person visit makes sense for you. If so, here are some of the questions you can ask:


  • What should I expect when I arrive at the office?
  • Do I need to bring my own mask?
  • Are staff and patients required to wear masks?
  • Is your staff being tested for COVID-19?
  • How often are the waiting rooms and offices cleaned?
  • Will there be separate waiting areas for symptomatic and asymptomatic patients?
  • What should I do if I have had a cough or fever in recent days, recently traveled, or been in contact with someone who has tested positive?

If you’re more comfortable with a doctor’s visit by phone or video, learn about our telemedicine options.


Making care more affordable


Making care more affordable

Your health is important to us. So we’re working on ways to make your care more accessible during this challenging time.

We’re here to support you Find out how

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