Get the COVID vaccine when your turn comes up. It’s effective, safe, and our best chance to beat COVID-19.
3 min read | Coronavirus
Blue Cross NC health insurance policies include benefits such as free 24/7 telehealth services and resources to help you learn about your prescription medicines.
Eighty-four-year-old Charles has been homebound and isolated since the pandemic hit in March. But Meals on Wheels has been a bright spot in a difficult time, bringing Charles meals and a friend to talk to.
Despite the myth that type 2 diabetes is a life-long disease with little hope for recovery, reversal is possible. You can reverse your diabetes with personalized nutrition and consistent support.
We all know that hiking has benefits for our physical health. But the mental health benefits are powerful, and they might surprise you.
It can be hard to know how to support someone with a chronic illness, or what to say to a friend struggling with health issues. Here are a few tips.
A piece of advice from a Certified Personal Trainer: Diets don't work. Not only are they too restrictive and unsustainable for most people, but they can also be unhealthy. Here's what to do instead.
Health insurance can be complicated. We're here to help make it easier to understand. Here are three questions to ask yourself when shopping for an insurance plan.
It’s important that we understand the options and benefits both Medicare and Medicaid provide, as well as recent changes and enhancements that will offer not only increased access to health care, but better value for North Carolinians.
When we talk about racism, some people say, “You’re an insurance company. What does race have to do with anything?” The answer is: a lot. Learn more about what race has to do with health and healthcare--and what we're doing to fight health inequities.
Paul Miller knew he was high-risk for COVID-19. He imagined himself sick in the hospital on a ventilator. The fear was enough to get him to enroll in a clinical trial for the Moderna vaccine, and he is now fully vaccinated.
3 min read | Community Health
When the pandemic hit, experts advised us to stay home. But what happens to people whose homes aren't safe? Kathy shares the story of her brother David, whose home was not suitable to live and recover in after he suffered an aortic aneurism, and the organization that helped.
With financial support, this childcare center was able to continue to pay its teachers and meet enhanced health and safety standards to keep children and employees safe.
Blue Cross NC employee Mike Restaino is passionate about helping North Carolinians lead healthier lives. In his free time, he helps fourth grader Zaquan navigate virtual learning to help set him up for a bright future.
At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, we can't fulfill our mission to improve the health and well-being of our customers and communities without explicitly addressing disparities and health inequities.
An unhealthy workforce can lead to an ailing company. Here are a few tips to help your employees make informed choices about their health and health care.
4 min read | Life at Blue Cross NC