Wellness

From The Desk of Richard Ollis 3/23/2020 Update

An Update From Richard – 3/23/2020

March 23, 2020 As we begin our week, we thought it was important to provide you with an update. We realize you are receiving many updates from many sources. Our goal is to provide you with timely, meaningful information, tools and resources. Ollis/Akers/Arney implemented our business contingency plan last week (Monday). We are fully operational, …

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Coronavirus, Flu, Cold or Allergies

Coronavirus, Flu, Cold or Allergies: Which Is It? [infographic]

Stay Informed It is important to understand that the COVID-19 situation evolves and changes every day. Employers should closely monitor the CDC and WHO websites for the latest and most accurate information on COVID-19. For more information on group health insurance or business wellness programs, contact one of our consultants at Ollis/Akers/Arney Insurance & Business Advisors. This infographic is intended …

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Are you getting enough calcium?

Are You Getting Enough Calcium?

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in your body. Consuming enough calcium is critical for keeping your bones and teeth strong and for maintaining the function of your nerves, heart and muscles. The current recommended dietary allowance (RDA) by age group is as follows: 1-3 years—700 mg daily 4-8 years—1,000 mg daily 9-18 years—1,300 mg …

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Protecting Workers From Coronavirus

Protecting Workers From Coronavirus

As concerns about the COVID-19 continue to rise, many employers are left to wondering what they can do to protect their workforce. This Risk Insights will examine what coronavirus is, how it spreads, and what employers can do to protect their workforce. What Is Coronavirus? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), coronavirus is a family …

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Your Wellness Matters- Heart Disease

Your Wellness Matters: Heart Disease

What is heart disease? Heart disease is a term used to refer to several different types of heart conditions. Out of all the different conditions, coronary artery disease—caused by plaque buildup in the walls of the heart’s arteries—is the most common. Other common forms of heart disease include: Heart failure Arrhythmia Valvular heart disease Aortic …

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February is American Heart Month

February Is American Heart Month: What You Need to Know About Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men in the United States, causing about 647,000 deaths annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Heart disease is also an extremely expensive disease—costing the United States about $207 billion annually in health care, medications and lost productivity. What …

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What is the coronavirus and how can you avoid coronavirus infection

What is the coronavirus and how can you avoid coronavirus infection?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), coronaviruses are common in animal species, and most don’t affect humans. As of now, only seven different coronaviruses are known to infect humans. In their lifetime, most people will be infected with at least one common human coronavirus. What are the symptoms of coronavirus? Common …

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