Work/life and wellness
Getting a flu shot is one of the best actions you can take to stay healthy. With that in mind, the COVA Care, COVA Connect and COVA HDHP health plans provide free flu shots (covered by the prescription drug benefit of your health plan) for eligible employees and their covered dependents.
Click here for more information and for a list of participating pharmacies providing the free flu shot.
Click here for child care options if you have a sick child.
Flu season health habits
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Avoid close contact.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick, too.
Stay home when you are sick.
If possible, stay home from work, school and errands when you are sick. You will help prevent others from catching your illness.
Cover your mouth and nose.
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. It may prevent those around you from getting sick.
Clean your hands.
Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
Germs are often spread when a person touches something that is contaminated with germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose or mouth.