It's Breast Cancer Awareness month, and if you or a loved one is recovering from this or any other type of cancer, a strong support system can make all the difference. Here are four w [...]

Today’s the day! We cannot be more excited to be celebrating 100 years of our National Park Service. The National Park Service, or NPS, was created on August 25, 1916, by Congress through the National Park Serv [...]

We Are Orlando

Posted on Jun 30th 2016 by Beth Hinojosa

On June 12, an armed man killed 49 people and wounded at least 50 others at a downtown nightclub in Orlando. As part of the Orlando community, we mourn the loss of these innocent people, many of them members of the LGBT and Hispanic communities. Our deepest sympathies go out to the victims of this senseless act of violence and to their families and loved ones.  Free Grief C [...]

Telephone and in-person counseling services available for both English and Spanish speaking individuals. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Florida Blue, in partnership with New Directions Behavioral Health and Metro Health, Wellness & Community Centers, is offering support to individuals affected by recent tragic events in Orlando during the upcoming St. Pete Pride weekend, June 25-26. [...]

Telephone and in-person counseling services available for both English and Spanish speaking individuals ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Blue, in partnership with New Directions Behavioral Health, is offering support to individuals and loved ones affected by recent tragic events in Orlando. The company is providing the community access to specially trained behavioral health counselors v [...]

Is your calendar looking a little light for the month of May? The weather is nice and we want to encourage you to get up and out! Our two local Florida Blue Centers in Jacksonville provide various community activities that are free and open to all community members. We invite you and your guests to join us! Here are the details for our upcoming events: Activities being held at: [...]

Volunteers bring breath and depth to our mission of helping communities achieve better health. Today we salute the volunteer efforts of Laura Johnson, an account management specialist on our sales administration team. So Laura, why is volunteering important to you? I think everyone should find a way to support their local communities and the causes that are imp [...]

We are continuing our series on some of our Florida Blue volunteers. Meet Betsy Haddad who is a Provider Solutions Advisor.  She works in our Lake Mary Office and has been volunteering all of her life. Betsy, why is volunteering important to you? My family set a strong example of volunteering in our community and my parents still do volunteer work t [...]

Can nature enhance your health? There's a strong case to be made that it can. The idea that getting outdoors - on national wildlife refuges, for example - can improve your state of mind and, with it, your physical well-being isn't exactly new. But there's a large and growing body of research behind it. Even small doses of nature can make a difference in the inne [...]

For Kids’ Sake Jack Eckerd, founder of Eckerd Drugs, believed that all children deserved the opportunity to succeed. In 1968, in Clearwater, Fla., he turned this belief into a vehicle for change when he started a nonprofit driven by the mission to help children and families in need of a second chance. Still in Clearwater 48 years later, his visi [...]

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