#NPHW18: Ensuring the Right to Health

By |2018-04-03T12:16:33-04:00March 29th, 2018|Categories: Education, Health Insurance Navigation, Tobacco Cessation, Workplace Wellbeing|

“Ensuring the Right to Health” is the theme of the final day of National Public Health Week. This topic falls under the mission of Suwannee River AHEC “to promote and provide access to quality health connections in our community.” American Public Health Association has identified three pillars for ensuring the right to health which include: access [...]

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Do You Know Your Family Health History?

By |2017-12-13T19:30:44-05:00November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Education, Health Insurance Navigation, Tobacco Cessation|

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and National Family Health History Day. Since Thanksgiving is a time when families gather, the Surgeon General encourages us to talk about any health issues that are common within your family.   Why do I need to know my family health history? Knowing your family medical history can increase your awareness about your [...]

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Open Enrollment: #GetCovered!

By |2017-12-13T20:25:35-05:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: Education, Health Insurance Navigation|

This week marks the beginning of a very condensed Open Enrollment. Here are some answers to some frequently asked questions: Do I need coverage through the Marketplace? You will need to choose a plan if you do not have coverage through a job, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP), or other qualifying coverage. You [...]

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National Health Education Week: Healthy Connections

By |2017-12-13T19:48:23-05:00October 16th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Education, Health Insurance Navigation, Tobacco Cessation, Workplace Wellbeing|

National Health Education Week: Healthy Connections This week is the 23rd annual National Health Education Week. The theme for 2017 is Scaling New Heights: Health Educators Know What’s Up with today’s focus being Healthy Connections, our specialty! Here at Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, one of our goals is to create healthy connections in the [...]

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