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Benefit Fund at a Glance – December 2016

Benefit Fund at a Glance – November 2016

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION

The Benefit Fund for Hospital and Health Care Employees – Philadelphia and Vicinity (“Fund”) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. The Fund does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

It’s Flu Season! Don’t let the flu knock you out this season.

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The seasonal flu vaccine is available to Aetna members through your doctor or by visiting one of the walk in clinics that participate with the Aetna network.  Simply make an appointment to see your doctor to get your flu shot today or take a look at the attached flyer**.  The vaccine is available for adults and for children 6 months and older. Children aged 6 months through age 8 who have never had the vaccine or have only had one dose in their lifetimes should have two doses of the flu vaccine, with at least four weeks between doses. Read more

Benefit Fund at a Glance – October 2016

REMINDER: You have until October 31st, 2016 to complete your annual biometrics screening and online health assessment at www.aetna.com. If you have already completed the requirement – THANK YOU! You can complete the lab work requirement at Quest, at your doctor or at one of our onsite events. To assist you with completing the requirement, we have several onsite events scheduled at various locations. You can attend ANY of these events – but you must make an appointment.

Benefit Fund at a Glance – September 2016

Thank you! Many families turned out for our 3rd Annual Benefit Fund Health Fair on August 6th. This month find “10 Tips to Keep Your Cholesterol in Check” & Recipe of the Month, Almond Crusted Baked
Salmon.

Benefit Fund at a Glance – August 2016

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) The goal of NIAM is to increase awareness about immunizations across the lifespan, from infants to the elderly. August is an ideal time to make sure everyone is up-to-date on vaccines before heading back to school and to plan ahead to receive flu vaccine. Getting vaccinated is an easy way to stay healthy all year round. During the month of August, take the time to make sure that you and your loved ones have received all of the vaccinations you need. By making sure our vaccinations are up to date, you can help prevent harmful diseases from affecting you and your family.

Benefit Fund at a Glance – July 2016

July is Mental Health Awareness Month. Take charge of your mental health. Don’t forget to surround yourself with family and friends. Talk to a counselor, social worker, nurse or trusted adult. Continue doing what you love; reading, sports, writing, nature walks, creating art…

Benefit Fund at a Glance – June 2016

June is Men’s Health Month. Wear BLUE Friday, June 17th, 2016. Men live sicker and die younger. Wear BLUE was created by Men’s Health Network to raise awareness about the importance of male health and to encourage men to live longer and healthier lives.

Men’s health awareness can mean many different things. It means raising awareness of making healthy lifestyle choices, making regular annual visits to the doctor, getting educated on heart disease or diabetes, starting general health conversations with their male friends, and much more.

Benefit Fund at a Glance – May 2016

May is Stroke Awareness month. Knowing the signs and symptoms of a stroke is the first step to ensuring medical help is received immediately. For each minute a stroke goes untreated and blood flow to the brain continues to be blocked, a person loses about 1.9 million neurons. This could mean that a person’s speech, movement, memory, and so much more can be affected. Learn as many stroke symptoms as possible so you can recognize stroke FAST and save a life!

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