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How to Get Health Insurance If You Lose Your Job
If you recently lost your job and became unemployed, you can either keep your current plan if you qualify for COBRA or purchase a new plan on the Health Insurance Marketplace. If your income significantly decreased, you may qualify for Medicaid.
How Much Does Birth Control Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
There are several available options when it comes to choosing the right birth control method. Without insurance, birth control can cost up to $50 for the pill, $300 for the implant, and up to $1,300 for an IUD. An appointment with a doctor or nurse may be necessary in order to get a prescription for the pill. This visit can cost anywhere between $35 and $250.
NYC Coronavirus Update: Possible Shutdown After Christmas
Updated December 17, 2020: NYC has seen a surge in COVID-19 cases, with a positivity rate of 4.2% last week. NYC could be facing a shutdown shortly after Christmas, according to Mayor de Blasio, if NYC residents don't wear masks, stay home when sick and social distance. There are some restrictions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and avoid a lockdown. These restrictions include a maximum gathering size of 10 people, as well as restaurants and bars to close indoor dining. A total of 42,900 doses of the Pfizer vaccine have arrived so far. New York City expects a total of 465,000 doses in December.
How Much Do Vaccines Cost Without Insurance
The actual price you pay out-of-pocket will be determined by the manufacturer of the vaccine, the type of vaccine, and how many doses are required. For example, childhood immunizations can cost upwards of $650 without insurance.
Is Christmas 2020 Canceled?
Christmas is canceled if you cannot host a safe Christmas gathering. In this article, we outline whether or not Christmas 2020 is canceled. Some alternative ideas for a safe Christmas include keeping dinners to only members of your household, have dinner outside, social distancing, keeping windows and doors open, and wearing masks unless eating, in this case, Christmas may not be canceled. In terms of traveling for Christmas, you should analyze your risk and your mode of transportation. If gathering with family members from outside your community, it is advised that everyone quarantines or minimizes contact with other people for the two weeks leading up to Christmas. Some states have holiday COVID guidelines.