Here are the important steps you should take to protect yourself from COVID-19. The CDC has several tips that all people with Medicare can do to stay healthy.
The CDC recommends that you:
Stay home if possible.
Wash your hands often.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces.
Avoid all cruise travel and non-essential air travel.
Contact your healthcare professional if you have concerns about COVID-19 or if you are sick.
If you do need to see your doctor, please call them first. They may be able to use telehealth services for common office visits, mental health counseling, and preventive health screenings.
The Medicare Team
Note: You can learn more about COVID-19 and your Medicare coverage on Medicare.gov.