Florida’s Panhandle took a beating from Hurricane Sally, leaving many with damaged homes, no electricity and other critical needs. We want to help our members get the care and medications they need during this time. Many of the programs for those impacted by the hurricane are already in place for Florida Blue members due to COVID-19. They include: Early prescription refil [...]

Good dental care isn’t just about having a big smile with white teeth. It’s about keeping your body healthy, from your head to your toes. Brushing twice a day and flossing at least once a day helps remove fo [...]

Are You Ready to #GetMaskedFL?

Posted on Sep 4th 2020 by Florida Blue

You may not realize it, but there are things we do every day that help keep our communities and those around us safer. Whether it’s signaling a left turn on your way to the grocery store, buckling your child into their car seat before a trip or washing your hands before preparing a meal for friends and family, y [...]

Getting your yearly flu shot is always a good idea, but more so this year as COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the U.S. and around the globe. Each year, cold and flu season brings with it a host of respiratory viruses, runny noses, coughs, aches and pain. And, with the potential of getting both the flu and COVID-19 this year, health officials are urging people to get their flu sho [...]

More than ever, having access to quality, affordable health care is key to peace of mind. Before, during and after COVID-19, Florida Blue Medicare has you covered. Your Florida Blue Medicare health plan covers you for the expected as well as the unexpected. From your Annual Wellness Visit to dental and vision care, your Florida Blue Medicare health plan is the peace of mind you need to [...]

Looking for the latest updates and information about coronavirus? As a Florida Blue Medicare member, you have an ally in us! We’ve expanded our services and resources to help you move forward safely, and protect your health. Now’s the time to put the focus back on your health and well-being. Schedule any doctor appointments, screenings and tests that you may have put off because of COVI [...]

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, the nation and the world has seen significant changes to daily living. While social distancing, quarantine and isolation help prevent the spread of infectious disease, these same practices may impact your mental health in a negative way.  Common reactions Everybody reacts differently to stres [...]

Getting a flu shot early has long made sense to Dr. Paul Kaplan. But in the year of COVID-19, he believes it’s a no-brainer. Kaplan gets his shot each September to make sure he’s protected by the time early flu season arrives in October. It also keeps him safe when he’s around others during Thanksgiving, Christmas and ot [...]

Sometimes the same health plan works for you year after year. Other times, changes in your life call for a new one. Either way, we’ve got you covered. If you’re under 65 and buy insurance on your own, it’s t [...]

Florida Blue, the state’s leading health insurer, announced today a deepening of its longstanding and successful local approach to support the diverse needs of members and businesses in each of Florida’s communities. The state’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan is sharpening its unmatched commitment to all 67 counties of the state in order to respond to and meet the unique needs of individuals a [...]