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How older adults can get the
COVID-19 vaccine

How older adults can get the COVID-19 vaccine

The risk for COVID-19 illness increases with age, making vaccination important for older adults.

5 steps to take if you think you have COVID-19

5 steps to take if you think you have COVID-19

So you think you have COVID-19… now what?

What cold weather means for COVID-19

What cold weather means for COVID-19

The temperature is dropping and holidays are coming as COVID-19 case numbers continue to grow.

Is a nasal spray flu vaccine effective?

Is a nasal spray flu vaccine effective?

Will a new nasal spray flu vaccine protect you as well as the shot? Yes — maybe better.

5 quick reminders about COVID-19

5 quick reminders about COVID-19

While we’re all tired of living in a pandemic, we can’t let down our guard now.

What is herd immunity?

What is
herd immunity?

Herd immunity can be achieved through vaccination or infection.

Sharp Health Plan news

Your 4-step guide to health insurance

Your 4-step guide to
health insurance

Choosing your health insurance is an important decision. These tips can help.

How health insurance works

How health insurance works

Have questions about how health insurance works? We’ve got answers.

Make sure your insurance covers mental health care

Make sure your insurance covers mental health care

In challenging times like these, access to mental health care is very important.

A 5-star patient experience rating from the OPA

A 5-star patient experience rating from the OPA

We are the only health plan in California to receive the highest score for patient experience on California’s annual Health Care Quality Report Card.

Shopping for health insurance during COVID-19

Shopping for health insurance during COVID-19

These 4 tips can help you find the best health insurance coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Best Insurance Companies in California for Medicare Advantage

We made U.S. News’ “Best of” List

We’re excited to share that U.S. News and World Report has named Sharp Health Plan one of the Best.