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Men dressed in white lab coats, masks, and gloves knocked on doors in South Florida neighborhoods, claiming they were from a government health agency and wanted to come in to test residents for  COVID-19. Some people have receiv [...]

During this time of uncertainty, it’s more important than ever that we’re looking out for one another. As trips are being canceled, weddings postponed and reunions missed, there are lots of unique challenges we’re all facing as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19). While a lot is changing, we aren’t going anywhere. We’re here to answer your questions and get you the care you need. If [...]

Kathy’s mom had been sick for a while, but Kathy was starting to see major changes in her mom’s health. She knew she needed some guidance but wasn’t sure where to turn or what to do next. What were her mom’s wishes? And how could Kathy make sure those wishes were aligned with the health care her mom would need? Kathy isn’t alone. According to a 2019 analysis by the [...]

Wendy Weiss knows it’s best to not get too close to her 83-year-old father right now. As COVID-19 cases continue to climb, keeping a safe distance will help older adults like her dad and his wife stay healthy. So, when Weiss arrived at her father’s home with some chicken soup, she went to the door, set the soup down and walked away. Instead of sharing a hug, they settled for a wave from [...]

There aren’t too many parts of our lives right now that haven’t been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. School is online for our children, family and friend get-togethers are postponed or done remotely through apps or Facetime, and routine outings have been turned into evenings at home. The most important thi [...]

Earn up to $500 in Rewards When You #StayHealthyatHome While some aspects of life are slowly returning to normal, that doesn’t mean you aren’t still feeling the heavy impact of the coronavirus. The coronavirus has complicated life in ways we couldn’t have expected. That’s why resources like our online wellness and rewards program, Better You Strides, are helpful with st [...]

We know hunger is a critical need during this challenging time. So, we are committed to working with community partners, to contribute the equivalent of over 1 million meals in West Florida. Our donations are part of a $2 million initial investment we made to address urgent health and safety needs across the state as a result of the crisis. In Sarasota and DeSota Count [...]

We’re here to help relieve some of the stress you may be experiencing right now. That includes finding safer, more convenient ways to get you access to health care—including urgent dental care. Due to the coronavirus health concern, dental offices are being told to limit their services to emergency and urgent situations only. Your health is our top priority, so we’ve made special arrang [...]

Florida Blue, the state’s leading health insurer, is contributing 300,000 meals to assist Central Floridians struggling due to the COVID-19 health crisis. The contribution to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida is part of a $2 million initial investment Florida Blue is making to address urgent health and safety needs across the state as a result of the crisis. “Florida Blue is c [...]

We all carry on a continuous internal dialogue with ourselves. This is known as “self-talk” and it impacts how we perceive situations. Sometimes, people use self-talk to say things to themselves they would never say out loud to someone they care about. This is called negative-self talk, and is common with people experiencing depression. But you have the power to change negative self-talk and re [...]

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