• What You Should Know About the New COVID-19 Vaccines

    January 11, 2023
    Hundreds of millions of people in the United States have been vaccinated. That number grows every day. We can all breathe a sigh of relief, right? Not so fast. The vaccine story isn’t simple – at least not for coronavirus. And that&rsquo...
  • COVID-19 At-home Tests Are Covered by Your Health Plan

    November 29, 2022
    If you’ve been exposed to someone with COVID-19 or are having symptoms that worry you, taking an at-home COVID-19 test may be a good idea. And the cost of those tests may be covered by your Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) heal....
  • How to Spot COVID-19 Scams and What You Should Do

    November 14, 2022
    Criminals are using the COVID-19 pandemic to steal identities and commit health care fraud. Be wary if you get a call or text asking for your BCBSNM member ID number or other private information like your social security number, date o...
  • Where to Go for COVID-19 Testing

    October 17, 2022
    The Covid-19 pandemic is waning. Still, experts think new mutations of the coronavirus to be with us for some time – maybe always. Already, there have been 12 variants tracked by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some are m...
  • COVID-19: Safety Starts With You

    June 17, 2022
    After two years of lockdowns, masking, social distancing, curbside pickups, work-from-home, virtual classes and more, is the worst of the pandemic in the rear-view mirror? Many communities have ended mandates and relaxed safety protocols that became...
  • Helpful Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    June 7, 2022
    It’s important to make sure you’re doing everything possible to keep yourself and your family safe and healthy. But trying to learn about all the things you need to know may seem overwhelming. Below are some links to resources we’v...
  • Spring Has (Still) Sprung

    May 26, 2022
    Over 50 million Americans live with seasonal allergies. Most of them are prepared for the coughing, sneezing, nose blowing days when everything starts blooming in the spring. Something new to prepare for this season? How other people react when you...
  • The Importance of Handwashing

    May 25, 2022
    Bumping elbows or giving a little wave has taken the place of a handshake during the spread of COVID-19. But you can also come in contact with the virus from touching surfaces where they live. Handwashing is a key preventive step you should take...
  • Help is Available for Members Affected by Natural Disasters

    April 4, 2022
    Recovering from a natural disaster is never easy. We're here to help our members who have been impacted by events such as tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes and severe weather. If you've been affected by a natural disaster, we can help you: Find...
  • Chronic Conditions and COVID-19: Taking Care of You

    March 11, 2022
    Diabetes, asthma, heart disease, cancer. These and other chronic conditions need your attention every day – even with COVID-19 limiting some of our normal routines. These conditions also mean you have a higher risk of getting very ill if you c...
  • COVID-19: What You Need to Know

    March 10, 2022
    The COVID-19 situation changes quickly. To get the latest updates, go to the Centers for Disease Control’s special COVID-19 website. Here you'll find answers to some frequently asked questions about COVID-19, how to protect yourself...
  • Información importante sobre COVID-19

    March 10, 2022
    La situación de COVID-19 cambia rápidamente. Para mantenerte al día con lo más reciente sobre COVID-19, visita la página especial que fue creada por los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enferm...
  • Understand COVID-19’s IQ: Isolation and Quarantine

    March 1, 2022
    What should I do now? That’s probably the first question that pops into your mind if you contract COVID-19 or come in contact with someone who has it. The answers can be confusing. As the virus has mutated and changed, some of the safety advice....
  • I’ve Had COVID-19, Now What?

    November 16, 2021
    Whether you’ve had a mild case of COVID-19 or were sick for a long time, you may wonder what’s next. Once you’re feeling better and trying to get back to your normal routine, you may still have health questions. Here are some ...
  • COVID-19: Tips for Maintaining Your Mental Health

    April 8, 2020
    While we try to keep ourselves and each other safe from the physical effects of the COVID-19 virus, it’s natural to feel worried, afraid and lonely. Social distancing can make some people feel anxious or isolated. It’s important to take ...