Community Connection Corner Blog

Top 10 Tips to Prepare Your Family for a Healthy School Year

Friday, August 9th, 2019

The school year is already in full swing for Flint Community Schools and many families across Genesee County are gearing up for school routines, fall sports and activities.   At the Genesee Health Plan, we want to make sure you and your family are ready to go for a healthy and successful school year. Here […]

Swimming safety can protect children and families this summer

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Genesee Health Plan and YMCA of Greater Flint offer tips for staying safe in swimming pools, lakes and other bodies of water   July is historically the hottest month of the year in Michigan and many Genesee County families are staying cool at pools or visiting a variety of area lakes. The Genesee Health Plan (GHP) […]

Healthcare NEWS

  • GHP WNEM TV 5 Health Yes: Back to School

    During our WNEM TV 5 HEALTH YES segment on Thursday, August 8, GHP Community Health Worker Coordinator Sherika Finklea was joined by Kerry Downs, program manager of special projects for the Crim Fitness Foundation, Flint Community Education Initiative, to discuss the changes in the upcoming school year, what the new balanced calendar is all about […] READ MORE

  • 10 Tips to Beat the Summer Heat

    July is the hottest month of the year. If you’re not careful, extended exposure to high temperatures can cause dehydration, heat exhaustion or heatstroke. As you’re spending time outdoors this summer, here are 10 tips for staying safe in extreme heat:    1. Drink plenty of water: Stay hydrated in the summer heat by drinking […] READ MORE

  • Sovita Credit Union Makes Donation to Provide Uniforms for Flint Area Schools Students in Need.

    On Wednesday, May 30, 2019, Sovita Credit Union presented a check to Genesee Health Plan to purchase uniforms and clean clothes for Flint Area Schools students in need. Through the Crim Fitness Foundation Community Education Initiative School-Based Program for the Flint Community Schools, GHP provides Community Health Workers (CHWs) in each of the Flint Area Schools.  […] READ MORE

  • GHP WNEM TV 5 Health Yes: Karmanos Cancer Institute’s “Healing Through Art” program

    During our WNEM TV 5 HEALTH YES segment that aired on Thursday, June 13, GHP President Emeritus and cancer survivor Linda Hamacher was joined by Erin Keith, registered art therapist from Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Healing Through Art Program with McLaren Flint, to discuss the special program aimed at helping cancer survivors heal through art. LIVE […] READ MORE