What's Safe To Do After Getting The COVID-19 Vaccine? Experts Weigh In.

If you just got the coronavirus vaccine and your mind is buzzing thinking about all the things you can potentially do now that you’ve got some protection against COVID-19, it’s certainly understandable. This has been an incredibly tough year, and we’ve given up a lot. We haven’t been able to safely go out with friends and family. We canceled...

Can Your Employer Require You To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine?

Can employers make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory? Yes, with some exceptions. Experts say employers can require employees to take safety measures, including vaccination. That doesn’t necessarily mean...

Fraudulent Unemployment Claims

We want you to be prepared. Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts, and calls.  The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) is seeing an increase...

5 Steps to a Safer Fireplace

Before you cozy up in front of the warm flames, follow these steps to keep your home and family safe. A crackling blaze brightens any dreary winter day. But if a fireplace or a wood-burning stove...

Safe Start Monday

  With the cold fall and winter seasons comes the influenza season, where the common cold and flu comes around. But this year, we are not only dealing with the cold and flu but also with COVID-19....

Our Offices Remain Closed but our Staff is Ready to Serve

We have always prioritized the safety of our staff and our customers. We will continue to be enforcing best practices for social distancing and self-isolation in the midst of COVID-19. Our offices...

Group Issues Halloween 2020 Guidelines, Color-coded Coronavirus Risk Map

This corrects a previous version of this story that identified the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as the source of the guidelines and map noted in this article. CHICAGO (NEXSTAR) —...

What Should We Still Be Cleaning And Disinfecting To Prevent COVID-19?

The sales of disinfecting sprays and wipes skyrocketed in recent months as the public scrambled to more frequently disinfect commonly touched surfaces and items that could spread the coronavirus. We...

Introducing our Renewal Center

It is an ongoing task when working on ways to improve the service to our customers. It all starts with our account managers and I’m proud to have a great team here at the agency. We also look...

Online Identity Theft Prevention

Going online has become part of everyday life, whether it is for everyday activities such as shopping, sending email or paying bills, and managing your accounts. But data breaches, in all their forms,...

8 Tips for Preventing Fires in Your Home

Fire Prevention Week kicks off Sunday, and it's critical that older Americans take steps to stay safe. Statistics show that the risk of dying in a residential fire is greater as people age because...

Should You Take a Staycation or a Social Distancing Trip?

Should you stay home or hit the road?  Should you stay home or hit the road?  No one would blame you for feeling tired. There’s a lot going on in the world right now, and you could use a break. You...

7 Habits That Science Says Increase Longevity

As more people live well into their 90s and even surpass their 100th birthdays, scientists and researchers are studying just what they’re doing (and not doing) to live long lives. Research shows that...

Insure Your College Student

Got Kids in College? Better Get Insurance. When we look for coverage to extend for a student away at school the first question is: Is the student a member of the household? Home and Auto Insurance...

Safer Shoveling - Reduce Injuries

Removing snow from sidewalks and driveways is a necessary evil. Snow removal is a strenuous task that can result in injuries and heart attacks. Approximately 28,000 people are treated annually...

Snow Blower Safety

Dress for the Job Clearing snow can be a cold job. Dress properly not only to keep yourself warm, but also to keep yourself safe. Wear boots that will give you adequate traction while walking behind...

Is Your Nanny Putting You at Risk?

Many working parents have had their various issues and complaints with daycare and childcare centers. As an alternative to these forms of childcare, more and more parents are choosing to hire their...

Open Enrollment is almost here - It is time to evaluate your options

It is time to evaluate your options and make changes on your individual health coverage. If you have an individual health policy in place right now, you may have heard from your own carrier that there...

Why Patients Should See Network Doctors

Why Patients Should See Network Doctors While most people have heard that it is better to see a network doctor than an out-of-network provider, they are not sure why it is better. The reason for this...

Preventative Care Services that are Included for All Insured Americans

  Preventative Care Services that are Included for All Insured Americans One beneficial change the Affordable Care Act brought about was the complete coverage of preventative care. With all approved...
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