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Is it time for spring cleaning? Use your preventive health care to keep your allergies in check.

Spring is in the air and so are seasonal allergies. Looking to have a game plan for the season? We have you covered!

How do I know I have allergies?

Symptoms can vary. Here is a list of common indicators of allergies:

  • Runny nose
  • Nasal congestion
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy eyes
  • Postnasal drainage
  • Ear congestion


How does my health coverage help me treat my allergies?

Pollen, bee stings, mold, and grass are prevalent this time of year. Your Maryland Health Connection plan can help keep your allergy symptoms at bay. It covers:

  • Doctor visits
  • Hospitalization
  • Emergency care
  • Pediatric care
  • Prescription drugs
  • Laboratory tests


Plans also cover preventive care at no additional cost.

Plans through Maryland Health Connection cover services like checkups, shots, and screenings at no extra cost, even if you haven’t met your yearly deductible. If your allergy symptoms persist and you need to find a doctor who takes your coverage, call the doctor’s office and visit Maryland Health Connection’s provider directory for more information.