Vaccines Keep Us Healthier, Help Us Live Longer

Posted on Oct 26th 2020 by Florida Blue

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Vaccines aren’t just for kids. From infants to toddlers to young adults to seniors, vaccines save lives at every age. As flu season gears up and COVID-19 continues to be a threat, there’s never been a more important time to make sure your family members are up to date with their vaccinations. It’s one of the surefire ways to protect you and your loved ones from serious infections and diseases. Think of it as multigenerational health care. When your family makes health a priority, it’s like...

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Case Manager Was Guardian Angel for Woman in Pain

Posted on Oct 20th 2020 by Florida Blue

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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 Florida Blue. Carole has a different title for Lourdes: her guardian angel. Someone Carole could always count on as she sought a diagnosis and pain relief from a condition that started...

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Don’t Let COVID-19 Concerns Stop You From Voting

Posted on Oct 15th 2020 by Florida Blue

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Without a doubt, COVID-19 has changed how we live our lives. We’re working remotely from home, our children are learning through virtual classes and we’re using video conferencing as a way to stay in touch with family and friends. Those changes show we didn’t let COVID-19 stop us from doing what’s important. We just found a way to do them safely. The same is true for the Nov. 3 election. You can make sure your voice is heard and still be safe. The rhetoric in the bitter presidential race has...

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Florida Blue joins Miami HEAT and Miami Police Department to expand Ground-Breaking Training

Posted on Oct 9th 2020 by Florida Blue

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As the official community partner of the Miami HEAT, Florida Blue is are honored to join the team in its partnership with the Miami Police Department and Dedication to Community (D2C) to facilitate specialized training of all of Miami’s sworn police officers with the goals of positively impacting interactions between law enforcement and our diverse, local community—particularly the Black community. In September, the partnership began with a pilot program, training a subset of Miami PD officers...

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Thinking about surgery? New program for Medicare members helps you prepare

Posted on Oct 1st 2020 by Florida Blue

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Whether you need a hip replacement or something a little less invasive, hearing the news that you need surgery can be stressful and unsettling not only for you, but for your loved ones as well. Chances are you’ll have a flurry of questions. But should you turn to the internet to research options including the pros and cons and the risks and benefits of the surgery? While it’s important to spend time learning as much as you can about the procedure—even getting to know the people who will be...

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Get Flu Shot, Other Vaccinations at Drive-up Clinics

Posted on Sep 30th 2020 by Florida Blue

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Need a flu shot or other vaccinations? We’re having a series of convenient drive-up vaccination clinics at our Florida Blue Centers to help protect you and your family from the flu and other illnesses. The clinics are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on several days through Dec. 9 at Florida Blue Centers throughout the state. (See full list below.) They offer flu shots (for people ages 3 and up), as well as vaccinations for Hepatitis A and B, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, which is also called...

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Busy Mom Stays Healthy to Take Care of Her Family

Posted on Sep 28th 2020 by Marilyn Young

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Before the sun rises, Marisa Langford likes to take a walk with Buddy, her family’s 3-year-old labradoodle. It’s often the calm before the start of her busy day as a mother of four, wife, full-time national partnership manager and popular mommy blogger. The walk is also one of things she does to stay healthy for herself and her family. Langford and her husband Chance’s children range in age from 7 to 15. Three of the kids have an autoimmune condition and the fourth has Type 1 diabetes...

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Vaccinations Keep You and Your Family Safe

Posted on Sep 28th 2020 by Florida Blue

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It’s the time of year to get your kids back to school. It’s also the perfect time for annual checkups and to make sure they’re up to date on their vaccinations, regardless of whether they’re attending classes at school or from home. Concerns over COVID-19 may have kept you from getting annual exams, vaccines and other health care needs for you and your child. But now’s the time to get back on track with your health and the health of your children. Dr. Kelli Tice Wells said staying healthy...

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Cleveland Clinic Florida Joins Florida Blue’s BlueSelect Network

Posted on Sep 24th 2020 by Florida Blue

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WESTON, Fla. (Sept. 24, 2020) – Florida Blue, the state’s leading health insurance plan, has expanded its relationship with Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston. Effective immediately, the hospital and its network of physicians and providers are part of Florida Blue’s BlueSelect network, providing its members with BlueSelect plans in-network access to the hospital ranked #1 in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area by U.S. News & World Report . The expanded relationship will provide BlueSelect...

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Here's What's Happening this October 2020

Posted on Sep 22nd 2020 by Florida Blue

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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 remains our top priority. That's why we've transitioned our Florida Blue Centers to virtual support, services and events. Getting Organized During COVID-19 Getting Organized During COVID-19: Adapting to the changes and managing your clutter without losing your marbles! Kathleen ""KB"" Bieke will share with attendees on...

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