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A Refocus On The Issues Of Health & Protection

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By Wendy Herdon

According to the 2020 Aflac Health Care Issues Survey, COVID-19 affected 16% of families with children under 18 in the household — and of these, 75% said they or a member of their household required hospitalization for the coronavirus. Hospitalization due to COVID-19 can be costly. A single symptomatic COVID-19 case could incur a median direct medical cost of $3,045 during the course of the infection, according to Health Affairs.

Aflac President Talks Leading The Georgia-Based Company Through The COVID-19 Pandemic

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By Grace Walker

On Monday’s program, host Rose Scott continued the conversation with President Teresa White about leading the Georgia-based insurance company during the pandemic and corporate responsibility in responding to social justice issues.

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Aflac Program Soothes and Engages Childhood Cancer Patients

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By Shannon Dominy

“We have heard from several parents and child life specialists at hospitals saying that My Special Aflac Duck has helped provide social and emotional support for children who have been in greater isolation during their cancer journey as a result of the pandemic,” said Jon Sullivan, the director of corporate communications at Aflac.

How to Help Clients Fulfill Insurtech Resolutions in the New Year

An Aflac executive makes the case that brokers should expect insurers to offer customers a good digital experience.
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By Stephanie Shields

The new year is traditionally a time to refresh our minds, renew our resolve and set goals for the next 12 months. After the global pandemic impacted holiday celebrations across America, it’s fair to wonder whether this new year has had the same restorative effect it usually does — not only in our personal lives, but professionally, as well.

How the Customer Experience Has Been Altered for Good

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By Virgil Miller

Every second counts in a pandemic-driven world. Customers want the ability to quickly access claims information across multiple devices.

Piedmont Columbus Regional to Offer Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID-19 at Doctors Hospital

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by Chuck Williams

Aflac Chairman Dan Amos and his wife Kathelen, made a million-dollar contribution early this year to help the hospital activate the fifth floor.  It was a $2 million in which others including the Amoses contributed.

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Aflac Incorporated Announces $25 Million Commitment to Invest in LISC's Black Economic Development Fund

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COLUMBUS, Ga., Dec. 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today its $25 million commitment to invest in the Black Economic Development Fund introduced by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC).

Aflac Pledges $1 Million to Morehouse School of Medicine Funding to Aid Research and Community Education to Combat the Ongoing Opioid Crisis in Rural Georgia

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COLUMBUS, Ga., Dec. 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental insurance and products in the U.S., has pledged $1 million to Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM). The funding will support the institution's research and education programs related to the ongoing opioid crisis in rural America. Aflac will provide Morehouse School of Medicine with five annual installments of $200,000, which began in 2020.

Expanding Multinationals Seek Three Signs Of Business Resilience

Executive Vice President, Americas at Invest Northern Ireland, the economic development agency for Northern Ireland.
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by Peta Conn

With remote working evolving from a perk to a necessity, it’s now just as important to recruit for flexibility in the face of change. We’ve witnessed multiple examples of resilient workforces thriving in Northern Ireland in 2020.

Women Executives at Major Companies Like Intel, Unilever, and Mckinsey Share Their Best Advice for Advancing Your Career and Coming Out as a Leader While Working From Home

by Lisa Rabasca Roepe
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At the beginning of each week, think about two or three people you would like to reach out to, Mallick said. It doesn't have to be a video meeting if you have screen fatigue — you can send someone a text or a brief email to say hello. If you see an article that reminds you of that person, send it to them or consider sharing it and tagging them on LinkedIn, she said.

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