Health and Wellness

Taking Care of Your Mental Health with Sanvello

Posted by on Oct 5, 2020 in Access, COVID-19, Digital Health, Health and Wellness, Mental Health

At Sutter Health Plus, we believe a person’s total wellbeing incorporates their overall physical health with their emotional and mental health. Many people today are struggling with our current reality—whether it is missing friends and family, sleepless nights, a lack of physical connectedness, family difficulties, or caring for others. With these circumstances, on top of the stresses of everyday life, it’s more important than ever to take care of your mental health.

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Protect Yourself and Others by Getting a Flu Shot

Posted by on Sep 9, 2020 in COVID-19, Health and Wellness

At Sutter Health Plus, our focus is on keeping members safe and healthy. This year, in addition to masking and social distancing, it is especially important to protect yourself and those around you from Influenza (flu) and flu-related illness by getting the annual flu vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone six months of age and older get an annual flu vaccine. Sutter Health Plus covers preventive care services, such as the yearly flu shot, at no cost share when provided by a participating provider.

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Keeping up on Pediatric Immunizations

Posted by on Aug 18, 2020 in Access, COVID-19, Health and Wellness

For many parents, navigating back-to-school is very different this year. Whether your family is distance learning from home, in-person at school, or somewhere in between, it is important to keep children up-to-date on immunizations. By not delaying immunizations, children can be better protected against preventable diseases like measles and chickenpox, especially if they have a weakened immune system.

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Summer Skin Safety

Posted by on Aug 14, 2020 in Access, Health and Wellness

Summer is all about heading outdoors for fun activities, fresh air, and to soak in some Vitamin D from the sun. It’s important to remember that without protection, exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes. Over time, this can lead to skin cancer, which is the most common cancer in the U.S. Fortunately, most skin cancers can be prevented. Here are some of the best ways to help protect you and your family.

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Five Tips for Finding Work-Life Balance

Posted by on Jul 15, 2020 in Access, COVID-19, Health and Wellness, Mental Health

Sometimes balancing work and making time for loved ones, self-care and the things you enjoy doing can seem challenging. Maintaining a healthy work-life balance—especially in difficult times—is essential to your overall mental wellness. Help alleviate stress and avoid burnout with these tips.

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Spotlight on Men’s Health

Posted by on Jun 15, 2020 in Health and Wellness, Mental Health

In general, men and women have different attitudes about health. Men tend to put off regular checkups and medical care more so than women. When they finally do see a doctor, men are more likely to have a serious health condition. That is one reason why in the United States, on average, men can expect to live five fewer years than women.

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