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Genesee Health Plan and Community Partners Launch New “emPOWER Genesee” Program

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

“emPOWER Genesee” helps connect people with utility, health care, financial and other community resources FLGenesee Health Plan (GHP), Consumers Energy, Ascension Genesys and Huntington Bank recently launched emPOWER Genesee, a new program that helps Genesee County residents and families connect with utility assistance and resources, financial assistance, health care resources and enrollment, and additional community […]

HEALTH YES! WNEM TV 5 on 12/5 Healthcare Enrollment Resources

Monday, December 9th, 2019

During our WNEM TV 5 HEALTH YES segment that aired on Thursday, December 5, GHP President and CEO Jim Milanowski was joined by GHP Enrollment Team Lead, Jill Alexander, to discuss healthcare enrollment, changes coming to the Healthy Michigan Plan (Medicaid) and enrollment resources available for Bay, Saginaw and Genesee County residents.  Click the video […]

NEWS RELEASE: Genesee Health Plan one of 34 organizations nationwide to receive federal grant to help people enroll in health care coverage

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) grant will boost GHP’s efforts to enroll uninsured Mid-Michigan residents in health care coverage FLINT – The Genesee Health Plan (GHP) announced today it received a Navigator Cooperative Agreement Award from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to assist with health care navigation and enrollment in […]

GHP WNEM TV 5 Health Yes: Dangers of vaping and resources to help

Monday, September 9th, 2019

During our WNEM TV 5 HEALTH YES segment that aired on Thursday, September 12, GHP President and CEO Jim Milanowski was joined by Dr. Gary Johnson, Genesee County Health Department medical director, to discuss the dangers of vaping, child and adolescent health along with community resources to help keep your family healthy. LIVE INTERVIEW:

GHP WNEM TV 5 Health Yes: Back to School

Monday, July 29th, 2019

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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]

GHP WNEM TV 5 Health Yes: GHP and MTA’s Rides to Wellness Partnership

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

During our WNEM TV 5 HEALTH YES segment that aired on Thursday, July 11, GHP President and CEO Jim Milanowski was joined by Ed Benning, General Manager and CEO of Mass Transportation Authority to discuss the Rides to Wellness program and partnership between GHP and MTA. LIVE INTERVIEW: FACEBOOK LIVESTREAM:

New Hill Road Park Construction Begins

Monday, July 1st, 2019

Future Miracle League Field Planned Mundy Township—After years of planning, construction is under way at the new Hill Road Park in Mundy Township, located at 1286 W. Hill Road, Flint, Michigan, 48507. The new park was first proposed in 2013 as part of a recreation plan created by the township. Through a bond proposal in […]

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