Stepping Up as Fires Get Stamped Out

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Health Net and California Health & Wellness (CHW) are helping people hit hardest by the recent California wildfires.

Our teams are donating time and supplies, including:

  • Emergency kits.
  • Groceries.
  • Rain ponchos.
  • Dental kits.

Following the mandatory evacuations, our teams have helped residents:

  • Access medical relief.
  • Identify lost items.
  • Check the status of their utilities.
  • Find ways to replace destroyed documents.
  • Get social services help.

Connecting members with resources to ease the strain

If you’re a Health Net member affected by the wildfires, please call us to receive help with:

  • Express appointments to see doctors sooner.
  • Finding local doctor’s temporary offices to get help.
  • Finding urgent care centers with the lowest wait times.
  • Replacing nebulizers, wheelchairs, walkers and other medical equipment.
  • Getting authorization quickly to fill prescriptions faster.

Additional assistance and information

Are you a Health Net or CHW member that was evacuated but lost, or left behind, your medication? If so, call us at 1-800-400-8987. We’ll help you get an emergency supply filled quickly at a nearby pharmacy.

Also, members suffering from trauma can call 1-800-227-1060. They’ll speak with a mental health professional who will help them cope with grief, loss and stress.

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Jamey Mann