BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — With hurricane season swiftly approaching, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana sends a reminder of what you can do to maintain your health.

As you make plans for what your family will do in the event of a storm, consider your health needs. Be aware of the weather in certain areas.

A few tips to know:

  • Keep your health care coverage available, as well as your ID
  • Make a list of your family’s medical needs, whether it’s medication, dosage, and health care providers
  • Take caution for COVID-19 as cases are rising
  • Sign up for telehealth services, which is a service that can treat you online if you are not at home

To learn more about hurricane preparedness, visit

Visit the Blue Cross YouTube channel to watch short videos on various health topics.