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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

Gazing Ahead to Summer: How You Can Prepare Your Skin and Body From the Sun

As the days grow longer and the temperatures rise, here in North Florida we know summer is just around the corner, with its promise of endless outdoor adventures and delightful moments. However, it's essential to ensure that you're well-prepared so you can safely enjoy the season’s activities.

posted: May 31, 2023

Women’s Health Care Month is in Full Bloom

As temperatures rise and flowers bloom, it’s clear that May is upon us. Amid these weather changes, May is also the time to celebrate Women’s Health Care Month. This month is dedicated to all things women’s health, a time for health experts to raise awareness of the challenges and diseases women may face. The goal is to encourage them to take care of themselves and put their health first.

posted: May 01, 2023

Taking Control of Your Asthma

May is Asthma Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness and teach people how to lessen their asthma symptoms. Floridians diagnosed with Asthma are more common than you might think – according to the Florida Asthma Coalition 1 in 9 children and 1 in 8 adults live with this disease.

posted: May 01, 2023

Learn to Care for Your Joints During Arthritis Awareness Month

A common misconception about rheumatoid arthritis is that it only affects older people, but this has proven to be untrue. No matter what stage of life you are in, you can be at risk of developing this autoimmune and inflammatory disease.

posted: May 01, 2023