2 Formulary Check your Formulary for a complete list of flu vaccines covered by your pharmacy benefit at www.phs.org/provders/formularies . You can also call the Presbyterian Customer Service Center. We are here to help. Presbyterian began covering flu vaccines for the 2019–2020 flu season beginning Sept. 1, 2019. You can learn more about the flu or flu vaccines at www.cdc.gov/flu and by talking to your healthcare provider. Who should get the flu shot? ● ● Everyone six months and older should get a flu shot every year. A new vaccine is made each year to protect against the latest flu viruses. ● ● Women who are pregnant (to protect themselves and their unborn baby). ● ● Very young children (older than six months). ● ● Adults 65 years of age and older. ● ● People with certain chronic (long-term) medical conditions like asthma, diabetes, and heart disease. ● ● Caregivers and family members of any of the people listed above. ● ● Healthcare workers. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Apply today at www.safelink.com 1 Go to www.safelink.com to start your application. 2 If approved, finish the application and your phone will be sent in the mail. 3 If you are not approved, go to www.checklifeline.org . 4 Once your eligibility is confirmed, go back to www. safelink.com and apply. You must make at least one phone call or send a text message each month in order to keep your Lifeline benefits. *To keep your own Smartphone, you must have a GSM compatible phone (AT&T and T-Mobile compatible phones). Your phone must also be unlocked. To confirm if your phone is included in the GSM network, call your cell phone carrier. **Unused data will not carry over from month to month. A month equals 30 days. Keep your own smartphone* and receive: 1,000 minutes, unlimited text, and 1.5GB per month of data for the first three months of service and 1GB per month thereafter** Enroll today and receive: A Smartphone; 1,000 minutes unlimited text, including health reminders; and 1GB per month of data** Follow these simple steps to keep yourself and your family healthy during flu season: 1. Stay away from sick people and stay home if you are sick. 2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. 3. Wash your hands often with soap and water or rub your hands with an alcohol- based hand sanitizer. 4. Wash eating utensils, dishes, sheets, and towels, especially if someone in the family is ill. 5. Frequently clean surfaces that are touched by hands. 6. Get a flu vaccine every year, since the flu virus changes. What is the flu? —Continued from front page Tips for preventing the flu Let your voice be heard! For more information on the NAA Board, please contact Scott Atole at (505) 923-8438 or email NativeAmericanOutrea@phs.org . To help us best serve our Native American members, we have formed a Native American Advisory Board (NAA Board). Meetings will be held in an Urban Indian area, Navajo Nation area, Pueblo area, and Apache Nation area. Board members can: • Learn about services Presbyterian Centennial Care provides • Talk about current issues • Make suggestions to fix issues or concerns • Provide input on member communications • Celebrate success! You are always welcome to share your experience! SAFELINK WIRELESS PROGRAM Presbyterian Centennial Care is proud to be working with SafeLink Wireless to offer you this special, LifeLine program at no cost!