What are preventive services? They are the visits you make to your doctor and tests you have done so you can stay healthy. Your doctor may be able to find a medical problem before you get sick.
Preventive health care is about keeping good health habits and making the right choices. Good habits include:
Preventive services are based on a person’s age and risk factors. You and your doctor can work together to plan how you can have a healthy lifestyle. You may decrease risk factors and prevent disease. You should have a physical exam every year. Don’t wait until you are sick to go to your doctor.
Do you have questions about how to care for yourself to stay healthy?
Talk with a Nurse Case Manager.