Blog Posts in 2020

Why this doctor would NOT take the flu shot!

By J. Carol Grigg, MD, Medical Director, Florida Health Care Plans At age 16, I clearly remember catching the flu, being bed-bound for 10 days, with fevers of 104+ and shaking chills, and wanting to die, due to the pain. There was no ...

Can I catch the Flu from the Vaccine?

By: Dr. Neil Nipper Each year between August and March, I take the opportunity in my clinic visits to encourage my patients to get vaccinated for the flu. I’m passionate about sharing the numerous benefits of vaccination which are ...

Telemedicine

Telemedicine Florida Health Care Plans encourages Members to use virtual appointments, where appropriate. To ensure FHCP members, who need care and can better focus on their health, the following are in place through January 21, 2020. ...

COVID-19 UPDATE

COVID-19 UPDATE Dear FHCP Member: What is FHCP doing to prepare for an increase in COVID-19 cases? Your FHCP team is focusing on “social distancing” to keep healthy people from coming in contact with those who may be ...

Employer Group COVID-19 Update, May 15, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE May 15, 2020 5.15.20 Update: FHCP is extending timeline to pay premiums, $0 cost share for COVID-19 testing & treatment and $0 cost share for Doctor-on-Demand medical services. Florida Health Care Plans (FHCP) is ...

Coping During COVID-19: Ideas to Help with Quarantine

Communicate : While staying at home is challenging emotionally, mentally, and socially, technology makes it easier than ever to stay connected. Phone calls and text messages may be second nature by now, but you could also consider video ...

HELPFUL RESOURCES TO HELP DURING THESE TIMES

Access to important community resources to assist and support to you and your family. County Council allocates an additional $5 million for COVID-19 rent and mortgage assistance United Way – 211 Helpline To assist Volusia and Flagler ...

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