L.A. Care and Blue Shield Host “Drive-Thru” Back-to-School Events to Provide School Supplies during COVID-19 Pandemic

01 Aug L.A. Care and Blue Shield Host “Drive-Thru” Back-to-School Events to Provide School Supplies during COVID-19 Pandemic

While many students will not return to in-person classes this fall due to COVID-19, they will still need school supplies. L.A. Care Health Plan and Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan are holding Back-to-School Drive-Thru events for families in the community. At each event, the health plans will distribute 1,000 backpacks filled with school supplies. Local nonprofit Access Books will also distribute 100 tote bags stuffed with three children’s books featuring positive, uplifting stories to help young readers cope with the stresses caused by the pandemic.

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