Medicaid: Answering Frequently Asked Questions

Medicaid: Answering Frequently Asked Questions

What is Medicaid? Medicaid is health insurance that provides affordable coverage to Americans of all backgrounds, including those with low income, elderly adults, pregnant women, children and people who have disabilities. According to Medicaid.gov’s June 2022...
Understanding Type 2 Diabetes

Understanding Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease that affects more than 37 million adults in the United States. This disease causes too much sugar to flow through your blood, called high blood sugar, and can cause several health issues like heart disease, nerve damage and kidney...
Preparing for the 2022 Flu Season

Preparing for the 2022 Flu Season

The flu is common and usually only a mild illness, but it can be serious for some. As we get close to flu season, it is important to recognize that the flu causes many hospitalizations each year and sometimes death. In addition to illness, people frequently miss work...
Back-to-School Health Tips

Back-to-School Health Tips

The 2022-23 school year is here, and we’re celebrating by sharing tips to make the back-to-school season a healthy and happy one! Practice good hand hygiene Germs are all around us, so it is important to stay clean. Talk to your child about the importance of washing...

Eye Exams: The Importance of Yearly Eye Doctor Visits

Did you know that your health can affect your vision? People with chronic health issues, like diabetes and high blood pressure, are at higher risk of losing part or all of their vision. Fortunately, there are many ways to help keep your vision healthy, such as getting...
HIV: Know Your Status, Get Tested

HIV: Know Your Status, Get Tested

Each year, HIV affects about 1.2 million people ages 13 years and older in the U.S. It is estimated that nearly 1 in 7 people who have HIV do not know they are infected. Because of this, it is important to know your status by getting tested. What is HIV? HIV is a...