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5 Fast Tips for Preventing Colds

There are simple steps you can take to get through cold season. Learn more!

May is Stroke Awareness Month

Stroke can happen to anyone, at any time, at any age. In America today, stroke in young adults is increasing at an alarming rate. On top of that, 73% of young Americans are not familiar with stroke symptoms and the need for urgent medical attention. During National Stroke Awareness Month, learn more about the impact of […]

7 Preventable Safety Mistakes Infographic

30 percent of employees injured at work have been on the job for less than a year. Check out this infographic to learn about the risks facing new hires, and how you can help new employees work safely and effectively.

Are you enrolled in the BBNC Health Plan? Don’t forget the enhanced travel benefits for 2019!

 BridgeHealth Planned Surgery Benefit Program: This surgery program saves you money and expands your options. BridgeHealth pre-screens and selects facilities and doctors that achieve high-quality ratings for low complications, infections, and readmissions. If your doctor recommends non-emergency surgery, call BridgeHealth before you schedule the procedure. Effective January 1, 2019, all Members will receive a $1,000 […]

Active Shooter Preparedness

On February 14, 2018, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, located in Parkland, FL, were the nation’s most recent victims of an active shooter. Preparing yourself and your family for such a situation is increasingly important. Understanding what to do and how to respond can be the difference between life and death. Learn more […]

Good Health Habits Can Help Stop Germs

The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu. The CDC offers tips to avoid becoming sick.

A Message to Employees Affected by Hurrican Matthew

Dear BBNC Subsidiary Employees: I want to let those of you being affected by Hurricane Matthew know that you are in the BBNC board and staff’s thoughts and prayers. Please take proper precautions to keep you and your families safe. Jason Metrokin President and CEO

Recognizing hidden dangers: 25 steps to a safer office

It’s fairly obvious that safety and health hazards can exist on work sites filled with heavy machinery and equipment, where employees often are required to engage in strenuous manual labor. A job where most of the work tasks are completed while sitting in a chair in a climate-controlled office building would seem less fraught with […]

Stay Safe on the 4th; Leave Fireworks to The Pros

Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks displays. But along with all the festivities are plenty of visits to emergency rooms – especially during July. Learn more about staying safe during this American holiday.

Bike Safety: Live to Ride Another Day

Bicycling is one of the best ways to stay in shape, see the sights, save money on gas and reduce pollution. The benefits are well-known to cycling enthusiasts and local leaders nationwide who have created bike-friendly communities, complete with paths, special bicycle parking areas and other conveniences. National Bike Safety Month in May is just one way we celebrate […]