Experiencing a traumatic event can affect how you feel about yourself and how you interact with family and friends. But, according to the American Psychiatric Association, more than half of people who have experienced trauma, don’t seek help because of the fear, stigma and prejudice about being treated differently.   That’s one of the reasons for the creation of UCF Restore [...]

The Florida Blue Centers continue to provide virtual support, services and events to serve our communities during the pandemic. Your neighborhood nurses, community specialists and local sales and service specialists are available to help with questions about COVID-19, testing site locations, community resources, navigating the health care system, finding virtual care options, checking e [...]

Giving back to our communities is ingrained in us as a company. One of the main ways Florida Blue does that is through our partnership with the United Way. Our records show it officially began in 1964, but community support has been important to us for most of our 77-year history. It is a cornerstone of our culture of giving and volunteerism, which ties directly to our mission of helping people [...]

Long after the last fan has stepped foot in Raymond James Stadium Feb. 7 for the biggest game in football, the Tampa Bay area will reap the benefits of legacy projects involving Florida Blue and the bowl’s host committee in Tampa Bay. Florida Blue’s West Florida Market President, David Pizzo, saw firsthand how key initiatives were funded to combat childhood hunger and empower community organiza [...]

As we adjust to our lives in these rapidly changing times, your health and the health of the communities we serve remains our top priority. That's why we've transitioned our  [...]

When Florida Blue and the Ta [...]

You can still enjoy your favorite Florida Blue events at home! As we adjust to our lives in these rapidly changing times, your health and the health of the communities we serve [...]

Why #FloridaGives

Posted on Nov 28th 2020 by Sharon LaSure-Roy

Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good.  Recently, I had a chance to speak with Susan Towler, Vice President, Florida Blue Foundation and the Executive Director, Corporate Social Responsibility for Florida Blue, to chat about the work of the Foundation, the importance of Giving Tuesday and the #FloridaGives community campaign. &nbs [...]

For decades, Black people have been less likely to get a flu shot than those from many other races. And the percentages in Florida are among the lowest in the country. The Center for Disease Control and Prev [...]

Carole* was less than an hour away from getting surgery that would finally relieve the pain in her arm that had ached for nine months. That long-awaited day didn’t come easy. But at one point in the dark journey, she met someone who brought light to it. Carole met Lourdes, a case manager and registered nurse at [...]

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