Author Archives: First Stop Health, Telemedicine Provider

June 10, 2021

10 Statistics About Mental Health Challenges

With the COVID-19 pandemic in its second year, now is a good time to examine the mental health challenges posed in 2020. See how they’ve impacted Americans’ physical health, and how employers are reacting to and creating positive solutions for the benefit of their employees. Whether it’s the increased isolation of remote office environments, anxiety [...]

May 6, 2021

Bug Bites 101: When to Call a Doctor

Bug bites itch, can be an eyesore, and always have you asking, “Does this look normal?” The first step is to figure out what bit you. Here are the most common biting bugs and what to watch for: Mosquitoes North American mosquitoes are generally harmless but can sometimes carry diseases, including the West Nile virus. [...]

October 22, 2020

Tips for Traveling During a Pandemic

Stay-at-home orders and travel restrictions have been relaxed in many places around the U.S. and in some overseas vacation destinations, as well. As the holidays approach, many Americans will want to take advantage of the opportunity to travel for the first time in months. If you are planning a trip, here’s what you should know. [...]

September 16, 2020

7 Reasons to Consider the Flu Shot

We’re in the midst of a pandemic, with flu season fast approaching. And, yes, you can get both flu and COVID-19. This is bad news — but there’s good news, too: The flu is well studied and, unlike COVID-19, we have vaccines to prevent it. That’s right: you can stop the flu in its tracks! Here are [...]

July 21, 2020

First Stop Health’s NEW Virtual Counseling Benefit!

24/7 Access to Counselors at No Additional Cost There is no better time than the present to make mental health a priority. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every person’s daily life in a variety of ways, including never-before-seen levels of social isolation and generalized anxiety. Well, we have some good news! From our telemedicine provider [...]

March 4, 2020

Coronavirus Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing rapidly and we are here to help. By using First Stop Health (FSH) telemedicine provided through your employer, you can avoid a trip to a doctor’s office, urgent care, or emergency room. Testing Can FSH doctors order COVID-19 lab tests? Our providers cannot currently order a COVID-19 test. Patients must [...]