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The importance of flu vaccinations this school year

As Nebraska moves into colder temperatures and flu season, now is the time to prioritize your annual flu shot. Especially as more students return to in-person learning, vaccination is more important than ever. The classroom environment presents a higher risk for infection and overall greater opportunities for viral transmission to the community. “Vaccination continues to

By |2021-10-25T10:46:55-05:00October 28th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The importance of flu vaccinations this school year

Wise & Well: Julie Klein’s health and wellness journey

“I do my best to be active at least once a day. I get up early to squeeze in a walk with my dog, a quick run around the neighborhood or strength training before starting work,” said Julie Klein, strategic account executive at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE). What started as a lifestyle

By |2021-10-25T10:46:04-05:00October 25th, 2021|Categories: Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Julie Klein’s health and wellness journey

BCBSNE thanks frontline workers throughout Omaha Storm Chasers 2021 season

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) was proud to sponsor the Omaha Storm Chasers Thank You Tuesday games at Werner Park throughout the 2021 season. Each of the 10 Thank You Tuesday games honored employees in different industries who have been serving the community on the frontlines of the pandemic, including: •

By |2021-10-18T16:17:10-05:00October 19th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE thanks frontline workers throughout Omaha Storm Chasers 2021 season

Early detection saves lives

According to research by the American Cancer Society (ACS), approximately one in every eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and being proactive about breast health and breast health education can save lives. Importance of breast cancer screenings Except for some forms

By |2021-10-18T11:58:30-05:00October 18th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Early detection saves lives

What you need to know about Medicare Open Enrollment

The Medicare Open Enrollment period is here. Now is the time for seniors to consider their health care needs and make decisions on their coverage. Read on to learn what to keep in mind and who can help with the decision making process. When is Medicare Open Enrollment? The annual enrollment period, also known as

By |2021-10-13T15:45:44-05:00October 15th, 2021|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What you need to know about Medicare Open Enrollment