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People with respiratory issues have help available to handle symptoms

Priority Health assisting with delivery of medicine
Posted at 2:28 PM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-24 14:39:20-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — People with respiratory conditions like asthma and COPD are considered more at risk of contracting Coronavirus, and experiencing serious symptoms. That's why medical experts are encouraging those people to stay home, and isolate themselves as much as possible.

To help, Priority Health has set up free delivery service for needed medication. Karen Meyerson, the Director of Commercial Care Management, says it's important for people to maintain their prescribed schedule of medications.

"The really important thing is to keep the underlying asthma or COPD condition under control as best we can these times."

Priority Health has published several action plans to help people walk through different scenarios. They are also offering zero-dollar co-pays for tele-health visits.