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It Takes us All to Flatten the Curve

“Flatten the curve” is an expression we’re hearing often these days during the COVID-19 crisis. To learn how we can help, we first need to know what we’re talking about.

Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Arizona (BCBSAZ) is here with facts on how each of us can support the doctors, nurses, and staff who are working around the clock to help those who have COVID-19 get well and to keep the virus from spreading.

What it means to flatten the curve

The term flatten the curve means a slowing down of the number of people who get or spread an illness like COVID-19. It means there are fewer cases at one time, which stretches out the number of people the healthcare system needs to take care of at the same time.

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Talk to a Doctor from Home

If you need to schedule a visit for COVID-19 symptoms, telehealth may be a good choice. You can talk with your provider in the comfort of home.  Many carriers have waived the cost to use telehealth for COVID-19 testing-related visits during this national emergency.

If you have other care needs, you may be able to schedule a telehealth visit with your local health care provider for both urgent and non-urgent needs. These visits can be for any of the following:

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