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You can get free testing & treatment for COVID-19

If you have been exposed to COVID-19, you can request antibody testing from your doctor.

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URGENT: Do not lose your coverage!

Learn how can you prevent this:

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Need Coverage?

You may qualify for Medi-Cal. It’s easy to apply.

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The COVID-19 vaccination for children is safe & free

Español: porquedeberia.org

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YOUR HEALTHCARE

COVID-19 Vaccines & Your Kids

CenCal Health recently produced Public Service Announcements (PSAs) in collaboration with Dr. Steven Barkley, Cottage Health and Dr. Charles Fenzi, Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics. Both providers kindly volunteered their time to deliver messages of encouragement and education for parents, regarding the importance of vaccinating children and adolescents against COVID-19. To learn why and where to get your kids and teens vaccinated against COVID-19, visit: www.whyIshould.org / www.porquedeberia.org

How to Apply for Medi-Cal

If you have recently lost your health insurance due to job loss or hours reduction, apply now!

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Community-based organizations which offer a wide variety of services that may be available to you. < Learn More>

See our Provider Directory

View the primary care providers, specialists, pharmacies, hospitals that work with us.

Take Care of your Emotional Health

Your mental and emotional health is just as important as your physical health. Check out this Toolkit for Emotional Wellness to learn tips on maintaining good emotional health!

CenCal Health members, you have mental health benefits available. Call 1-877-814-1861 to learn more. Or check out our Member Handbook for details.

Cervical Cancer Awareness

CenCal Health members: You have coverage for cervical cancer screening!If you are a woman 21 years or older, you should get screened for cervical cancer. Call your doctor today to make an appointment.

You have the #powertoprevent cervical cancer. Visit cancer.org/fightcervicalcancer to learn more.  

Mammogram Reminder

As you get older, your chances of having breast cancer go up. 

For women age 50-74, getting mammograms (x-rays of the breast) every 1-2 years is one of the most important things to do. It helps find cancer early–when it is smaller and easier to treat. Finding breast cancer early can help save your life!

If you have not have your routine mammogram, please call your doctor today to make an appointment.

Nurse Advice Line

Caring nurses are available to CenCal Health members 24/7 to answer any health question. 

Nurses can help when you:

  • Are unsure of using the Emergency Room
  • Have questions about your medication
  • Want to learn more about chronic conditions

Make informed decisions about your health. Call 1-800-524-5222

Fluoride Varnish

Parents, keep your child’s teeth healthy!

Healthy gums and teeth are important to a child’s teeth. Once your child has a tooth, your doctor may recommend fluoride varnish. Fluoride varnish is a safe product that can strengthen teeth and can be applied 2-3 times per year. Fluoride Varnish is a benefit for CenCal Health members.

To learn more about how to keep your child’s teeth healthy, visit

www.mouthhealthy.org 

HEALTHY TIPS

Schedule your Health Screenings!

Proper screenings and tests can help prevention and treatment of many health conditions. If a problem is caught early, it is easier to treat. Talk to your doctor about which screenings to get.

Click here to read more about CenCal Health’s Preventive Health Guidelines

HEALTHY TIPS

Healthy Eating Patterns

Find your healthy eating style and maintain it for a lifetime. Everything you eat and drink over time matters.

The right mix can help you be healthier now and in the future.

MyPlate can help you learn how to eat right. use the site to learn about the types of food that are best for you.

Visit www.chosemyplate.gov for more.

HEALTHY TIPS

Cal Fresh

Good nutrition is an important part of being healthy.

CalFresh can add to your food budget to put healthy and nutrition food on the table. With the CalFresh EBT card, you can buy more fruit, vegetables, and other healthy foods for you and the whole family.

CalFresh is a federally funded, state managed, and county-operated government program designed to eliminate hunger in the United States.

Your eligibility for CalFresh benefits is determined by your income and other non-financial eliglibity rules.

To see if you qualify, visit www.calfresh.ca.gov

HEALTHY TIPS

Popcorn with Toppings

Sprinkle your favorite seasoning on top for a nutrition snack, using just unbuttered popcorn, & assorted toppings.

Instead of adding butter and salt to your popcorn, try some of these toppings:

  • Soy sauce
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Paprika, Cayenne pepper, Red pepper flakes
  • Nutritional yeast

HEALTHY TIPS

Recipe: Watermelon Salsa

Makes 8 servings (1/2 cup per serving)

Ingredients:

3 cups seeded and chopped watermelon

1/2 medium onion, chopped

1/2 red bell pepper, chopped

1 tablespoon seeded and chopped jalapeno

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

2 tablespoons lime juice

1 teaspoon vegetable oil

Preparation: Mix all ingredients, serve

Per Serving(g): Cal 28, Carb: 6, Fiber: 1, Prot: 1, Tot. Fat: 1, Sodium: 2

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