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The Florida Blue Foundation received the Outstanding Community Partner Award at the 2019 Florida Literacy Conference, which was held on May 1-3rd at the Daytona Beach Plaza Resort. Florida Blue has been a generous supporter and leader in promoting literacy and health literacy since it became the found [...]

Loneliness is a tricky emotion to understand. Maybe you feel like you’re lacking attachments you once had, or you’re facing something new like an unfamiliar school, town, job or other life change. Perhaps you feel like you don’t have anyone to share your feelings and experiences with. Or you feel unlovable – even if others don’t think so – and aren’t sure why. However it presents itself, loneli [...]

John was excited…and nervous. Up until now, the most he had to think about was figuring out what he was doing every weekend. But things just got real. John accepted his dream job in Florida. This meant moving a few states away from his parents, getting his own place and footing the whole bill for the first time in his life. He knew he’d have to pay for rent, a car and car insurance, uti [...]

Don't miss out on events at your Florida Blue Center. We welcome all Floridians! You don't have to be a member to get in on free events happening at your local Florida Blue Center. From health fairs and weekly wellness programs to special guest seminars, take advantage of these free events for you and your famil [...]

Calling all seniors! Wednesday, May 29, 2019, is National Senior Health and Fitness Day, and some of our Florida Blue Centers are getting in on the fun. National Senior Health and Fitness Day is a nationwide [...]

Living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes comes with challenges. You have to pay close attention to your diet, your blood glucose levels and your overall health. If you or someone you love has diabetes, we want to help you overcome those challenges and live your healthiest life. The price of insulin and diabetic supplies goes up each year, sometimes drastically. That’s why we offer several [...]

National Volunteer Week is a way to recognize and celebrate the individuals who give selflessly to help others in and out of the communities. We are committed to helping our communities achieve better health, and National Volunteer week and it gives us an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service. The power of volunteers is paramount—they build stronger communities and ar [...]

Two local nonprofits are finalists for the Florida Blue Foundation’s prestigious Sapphire Awards to recognize excellence in community health care statewide. The awards are part of the Foundation’s annual Community Health Symposium, taking place in Orlando May 9-10, that brings toget [...]

A telehealth solution to increase access to mental health care and a program that gives away “superhero” prosthetics to needy children join a health advocate with decades of work locally as finalists for the Florida Blue Foundation’s prestigious Sapphire Awards. The awards are part of the Foundation’s annual [...]

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