COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

COVID-19 News

For up-to-date news and guidance regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website.

Articles from the Magellan Health Insights Blog

You can find up-to-date advice and information from Magellan Health by visiting the Magellan Health Insights blog.

Addressing anxiety about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you are feeling anxiety about COVID-19, our National Behavioral Health Chief Medical Officer, Varun Choudary, M.D. has provided some guidance and resources to help.

Addressing anxiety about the coronavirus (COVID-19): Healthcare workers

Healthcare workers: If you are feeling anxiety about the COVID-19 our National Behavioral Health Chief Medical Officer, Varun Choudary has shared some important guidance.

Mitigation and COVID-19

Magellan’s Dr. Caroline Carney discusses the importance of mitigation and the strategy and challenges of self-isolation.

Compassion Fatigue and COVID-19

The COVID-19 global pandemic is taking a physical, mental and emotional toll on doctors, nurses, healthcare workers and caregivers. Read more from Dr. Varun Choudhary here.

Anxiety and COVID-19

Magellan’s Dr. Caroline Carney shares some helpful tips to consider as you grapple with the uneasy feelings associated with the coronavirus.

Coping with isolation during COVID-19

Humans are social beings, and the social distancing that is necessary to flatten the coronavirus curve can affect people’s mental health in many ways.

School is canceled. Now what?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns are growing, and school closures are happening in most states. Kids are observing everything and may feel just as scared and confused as adults.

Use Mindfulness to Keep Home and Work Separate

While bringing work issues home seems to be the most common problem, some simple strategies can help ease the transition in either direction.

Working from home during COVID-19

As more people are working from home to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), what was once a perk may now seem like a punishment.

Financial resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic

Consider these tips and resources to help you work through financial decisions and challenges that you may face in the weeks ahead.

Videos

Find helpful tips and content from our YouTube channel here.

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PSA #1 COVID-19: Your mental health - Dr. Caroline Carney, Magellan Health
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PSA #2 COVID-19: Tips for working from home - Dr. Caroline Carney, Magellan Health
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PSA #5 COVID 19 School is canceled, now what?

Press Releases and Media

4/10/20
Free Crisis Hotline to Support First Responders and Healthcare Workers

Magellan Health today announced that it has opened a free national 24-hour crisis line for all first responders and healthcare workers who are serving on the front lines battling the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)  pandemic. The hotline is being operated by Magellan Healthcare, the behavioral and specialty health segment of the company.

3/20/20
Magellan Health Expands Telehealth Services to Support Clients during COVID-19 Outbreak

Magellan Health, Inc. today announced that Magellan Healthcare, the behavioral and specialty healthcare segment of the company, has expanded telehealth service and implemented additional initiatives to help support clients during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

3/18/20
Magellan Health Offers Support to Individuals and Customers in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Magellan Health today announced the offering of several services and resources in response to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) nationwide.