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National Cholesterol Education Month: Let's Talk Heart Health!

As we enter National Cholesterol Education Month, it's the perfect time to focus on a topic that impacts millions of lives worldwide. The purpose of this month is to raise awareness of the health risks associated with high cholesterol such as stroke and heart disease. Both are leading causes of death in our community.

What is cholesterol?

posted: September 01, 2023

Capital Health Plan & Idalia Update: 4:00p.m. on 8/29

Based on the latest projections, Capital Health Plan has made the decision to close all departments and offices on Wednesday, August 30, with the exception of CHP Urgent Care, which may open from 5pm – 10pm.  The decision on Urgent Care will be revisited this afternoon by 3 pm.

posted: August 29, 2023

Capital Health Plan & Idalia Update: 6:25pm on 8/30

Based on the latest projections, Capital Health Plan has made the decision to close all departments and offices, including CHP Urgent Care, on Wednesday, August 30th. We will reopen on Thursday, August 31st at 8:00am.

posted: August 29, 2023

The people behind the record: Understanding the role of Health Informatics and Information Management professionals in your health care

It's 8:30 p.m. as a concerned mom pulls into the parking lot at Capital Health Plan’s Urgent Care center in Northeast Tallahassee. Mom explains that her 5-year-old son has been ill most of the day and has a fever that peaked at 102 degrees. She tried treating the fever at home but couldn’t get it to come down. The physician enters the exam room, completes an assessment of the boy, and begins entering notes.

posted: July 31, 2023

Envisioning a Brighter Future: Focusing on Children's Eye Safety in August

Children's Eye Health and Safety Month, observed in August, aims to raise awareness of the well-being of children's eyes and ensure the safety of children’s eyes. With the school year getting ready to begin, it’s important to prioritize the well-being of children’s eye care as they resume their educational journey. With 30,000 public school students in the Leon County School District alone, it’s clearly important to emphasize the significance of children's eye care.

posted: July 31, 2023

Capital Health Plan Names New CEO

Sabin Bass will succeed retiring John Hogan

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Capital Health Plan today announced that long-time President and CEO John Hogan is retiring from his position and will be succeeded by Sabin Bass, who has served as Capital Health Plan’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

posted: July 25, 2023

Capital Health Plan Launches Walk with a Doc Program in Tallahassee

New program kicks off event at Cascades Park

posted: July 19, 2023

Advance Care Planning: Securing Your Future Health Care with an Advance Directive

As we go about our lives, it's easy to overlook the possibility of unforeseen health complications or the need for end-of-life care. However, taking the time to engage in advance care planning is a gift to your loved ones in that ensures your wishes are honored and provides peace of mind for both you and your loved ones.

posted: June 30, 2023

Promoting Healthier Futures with Capital Health Plan: National Childhood Obesity Week

In support of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Week, experts from Capital Health Plan are working to bring awareness to an issue increasingly affecting our state and nation. We strive to foster healthy development and strengthen initiatives aimed at preventing childhood obesity, which occurs when a child's weight exceeds the recommended range for their age and height – jeopardizing their overall well-being.

posted: June 30, 2023

Unlocking Memories: Shining a Spotlight on Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

Every year, June is dedicated to Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, a special time to inform people about the malicious thief known as Alzheimer's disease. The progressive neurological disorder affects millions worldwide, and closer to home the Florida Department of Health says it was the ninth leading cause of death in Leon County in 2021.

posted: May 31, 2023