Blue Cross and Blue Shield Blue Shield of Tennessee, the nation’s largest health insurer, has partnered with a small shop called Blue Door to help families in Blue Shield counties that have experienced a recent surge in emergency room visits and coronavirus cases.
The partnership, announced Tuesday, is an effort to help Blue Shield cover costs for those who were affected by the coronaviruses that swept through the Blue Cross network in 2016.
In addition to the Blue Door shop, Blue Shield is partnering with a second store in Williamson County that is offering free and low-cost vaccines to families in need.
Blue Door is a small, family-owned business located at 621 Main Street in Williamson.
The store has a few full-service clinics and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday from 8:30 a.man to 4:30 p.man.
The store offers vaccines and other health care services to people in need, according to the company.
For people who need to visit a clinic, the store has an option for them to pay a small fee for a visit to the clinic.
Blue Shield said it will provide a list of clinics that have a low-income population of low-wage workers who have been impacted by the pandemic.
Blue Door will also be distributing supplies to local businesses and businesses that have been affected by coronaviral infections in Williamson and surrounding counties.
Blue door is also working with other businesses to distribute the vaccine kits and vaccines to employees.
Blue Cross is not disclosing the total number of employees who are eligible for the discounts, but Blue Door has said that it has more than 2,000 employees who have contracted the coronAVirus.