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2020 Health Heritage Essay and Scholarship Contests

Friday, January 24th, 2020

Welcome to the 5th Annual Genesee Health Plan Health Heritage Essay Contest, open to Elementary School (Grades 5 and 6 only) Middle/Junior High and High School Students in Genesee County.  Students are encouraged to speak with their family members to learn about their family health history. Essay should address the student’s family health history, focusing on […]

Self-Care Coloring Party Recap!

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

GHP sponsored Flint Handmade’s January Coloring Party on 1/14/2020 which helped to reduce stress, anxiety and depression for attendees with a focus on “Self-Care and Self-Health”. Each coloring page contained the words “LOVE YOUR SELF”, that each attendee was able to color and display at Tenacity Brewing. Over 100 people attended of all age groups, […]

GHP Spotlight: Meet New GHP Board Member, Pastor Angel Garcia!

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

We are pleased to welcome our newest GHP Board Member, Pastor Angel Garcia of Grace Bible Church in Flint. In June 2001, Pastor Garcia moved from the New England area to begin a Spanish-speaking church in the Flint community. Through his work, he serves people who experience cultural and language barriers in accessing necessary resources […]

GHP Spotlight: Meet New GHP Board Member, Matthew LeGault!

Friday, August 9th, 2019

We are pleased to welcome our newest GHP Board Member, Matthew LeGault, chief operating officer of McLaren Flint. Through his work, LeGault serves the Genesee County community and employees of McLaren Flint. He actively participates with the McLaren Flint Foundation whose mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of the people in the Genesee […]

Fun in the Sun Part 2 GHP’s Guide to a Fun and Healthy Summer!

Monday, July 29th, 2019

Summer is a great season for enjoying the outdoors, swimming at your local pool or lake, and spending time with family and friends. From staying hydrated to using sunscreen, it’s important to take steps to protect your health during the summer months. For Part 2 of our series, we rounded up some tips to help […]

10 Tips to Beat the Summer Heat

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

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 […]

GHP Spotlight: Meet New GHP Board Member, Pastor Ezra Tillman, Jr.!

Friday, July 12th, 2019

We are pleased to welcome our newest GHP Board Member, Pastor Ezra Tillman Jr. of First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church in Flint. A Detroit native, Pastor Tillman has worked in ministry for over 17 years. In 2014 he was called to serve at First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church and in his words to “serve God […]

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

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

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.  […]

Fun in the Sun Part 1 GHP’s Guide to a Fun and Healthy Summer!

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

The warm summer months offer many opportunities to take your journey to better health to the great outdoors. From swimming and kayaking to hiking and biking, the outdoors offers many recreational activities to help you stay active, right in your community! At the Genesee Health Plan, your health is our top priority, and we want […]

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

Monday, July 8th, 2019

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 […]

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