young Amber Blomberg and her brother

Supporting Rural Communities

This article was written by Amber Blomberg, Manager of the BCBSND Caring Foundation and Community Partnerships. Supporting rural communities is important. I know this firsthand. I grew up on a farm in a small rural community, population 1,302. Eight minutes to town, 20 minutes to school and 45 minutes to the nearest “big city” with…
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Valley City High School Hosting Screening Of Opioid Documentary

The misuse and abuse of opioids has become a public health problem in North Dakota, and the BCBSND Caring Foundation is working to address it. “This is important to us at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota,” said BCBSND President and CEO Tim Huckle. “We want a healthy state, and we are committed to…
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Remember Pac-Man, E.T. & Thriller?

If you remember those 1980s icons, it’s likely time for your colorectal cancer screening. We have guidance to ease your mind about colonoscopies, plus learn about preventions and treatments. Download a sample poster or flyer and ask your employer to sign up for monthly notices as new topics are posted. What’s included? The materials outline…
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BCBSND’s Adolescent HPV Vaccination Rates Rank No. 2 In The Nation

A BCBSA Health of America Report shows that 58 percent of adolescents with BCBSND insurance received a first dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine by their 13th birthday, ranking North Dakota No. 2 in the nation. Great news, right? Yes and no. The good news More North Dakota families understand the HPV vaccine protects…
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What’s Your Why?

We all know self-care is important. Yet there are so many demands on your time. How do you identify the right “whys” to start and maintain positive behaviors to take care of yourself? Download a sample poster or flyer and ask your employer to sign up for monthly notices as new topics are posted. What’s…
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