Stay Healthy With Preventive Care

To stay healthy and prevent longer-term health care issues, you should take advantage of available preventive health care options. Regular annual checkups can also save you money and are often offered at no additional cost to you.

Preventive Health Care Screenings

Schedule an exam once a year with your primary care provider to get screened for:

  • Diabetes
  • Cholesterol levels
  • Heart disease
  • Blood pressure
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) for healthy weight management

Preventive Health Care Services

Other preventive care services without any out-of-pocket costs are:

  • Immunizations and vaccines
  • Losing weight
  • Ways to stop smoking
  • Maternity
  • Child developmental screenings

Remember to talk with your doctor about your lifestyle and any life changes.

Tips for Staying Healthy

  • Get plenty of sleep to help avoid health problems such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease and depression
  • Ask your doctor about vaccines and immunizations
  • Track your numbers for blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and body mass index
  • Eat fruits and vegetables
  • Tell your doctor right away if you have rashes, sores, problems urinating, shortness of breath or any other medical concerns
  • Be active for 30 minutes at least once a day
  • Don’t use tobacco and limit alcohol use