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.
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.
“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.
An Aflac executive makes the case that brokers should expect insurers to offer customers a good digital experience.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Executive Vice President, Americas at Invest Northern Ireland, the economic development agency for Northern Ireland.
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.
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.