February 2, 2022
February is Heart Health Month, so our BDNC locations will offer education throughout the month on heart health, sodium intake and stress management, including a self-love day at the South Lawndale BDNC. On Friday, February 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. your patients may join us for a self-love day with opportunities to participate in yoga, write gratitude letters and take part in other stress management health education sessions.
In addition, our Pullman and Morgan Park BDNC locations will host a Lunch & Learn along with the American Heart Association on Thursday, February 17, from noon to 1 p.m. to discuss heart related issues.
February is also Black History Month and our BDNC locations will have education throughout the month on health disparities among African Americans, including a family game night with a Black History Month theme. Check the calendars below for dates and times.
Do you have any pregnant patients? You may want to let them know about the community baby shower we’re hosting at the South Lawndale BDNC on Thursday, February 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants may join in on prenatal yoga as well as prenatal education seminars and learn about prenatal resources.
All three BDNC locations will provide free farmers markets and immunization clinics. Check the calendars below for dates and times.
These are just a few of the programs that will be offered at BDNC in February. Your patients can check the calendars at BDNC at Morgan Park, BDNC at Pullman and BDNC at South Lawndale for details, dates and to register. They can also visit the BDNC Facebook page for other events and happenings at all three BDNC locations.
Supporting our members on their health education journeys and increasing access to health care where our members live, work and play is an ongoing priority at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL). We are also committed to strengthening the health of communities across the state. BDNC gives BCBSIL the opportunity to partner with you, the provider community, to truly make a difference in the lives of residents in our communities. All programming – in person and virtual – at BDNC locations is free and open to BCBSIL members and non-members. If you or your patients have questions, email the BDNC or call 773-253-0900.
The above material is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician or other health care provider. Physicians and other health care providers are encouraged to use their own medical judgment based upon all available information and the condition of the patient in determining the appropriate course of treatment. References to third party sources or organizations are not a representation, warranty or endorsement of such organizations. The fact that a service or treatment is described in this material is not a guarantee that the service or treatment is a covered benefit and members should refer to their certificate of coverage for more details, including benefits, limitations and exclusions. Regardless of benefits, the final decision about any service or treatment is between the member and their health care provider.
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