Dr. Marion Couch on the importance of preventive care and immunizations

By Regence
August 11, 2021
Dr. Marion Couch - cropped

Many people are again being cautious about public gatherings and how to stay safe as the highly contagious Delta variant continues to drive a rise in COVID-19 cases. Along with getting vaccinated and following mask guidelines, it’s also important to get our preventive screenings and immunizations for the best long-term health.

In a recent LinkedIn article, Dr. Marion Couch, senior vice president of Health Care Services and chief medical officer for Regence, shares important information about health screenings and early detection of diseases. “Beyond public health measures for the pandemic, another key way to keep yourself healthy is to stay on top of your routine doctor visits,” writes Couch. “A lingering effect of the pandemic is that more people than ever missed those important routine visits—including incredibly important preventive screenings and immunizations.” Read the full article here.

Regence members are encouraged to take advantage of all their no-cost preventive care benefits for better long-term health, including screenings and immunizations. Health plan benefits and coverage information are available by signing in to your account at regence.com. You can also find information about coverage for COVID-19 vaccinations, testing and treatment.