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Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health awards more than $150,000 in grants to fight obesity

The Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health will award $157,281 in grants to programs aimed at reversing the obesity epidemic among children in Idaho. Read More

Family Medicine Residency Program

The Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health has donated $100,000 to the Family Medicine Residency Program of Idaho to aid the state’s efforts to help increase the number of primary care physicians in Idaho. It is the first of three $100,000 gifts the Foundation is giving to the Family Residency of Idaho. Read More

Good Health Club Physician Toolkit

Childhood obesity is a critical public health issue. The number of overweight children has tripled in the United States over the past 30 years and this rise in obesity is affecting children’s health. Read More

Paint the State

The Paint the State contest calls on Idaho teens to take action in the fight against Meth use by creating highly visible public art displays, throughout Idaho, that illustrates the dangers of methamphetamine. Read More

Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health Sponsors Boise State Nursing Faculty

Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health is partnering with the Nursing Department at Boise State University and will support Sara Ahten, one of Boise State’s teaching faculty, to continue her education and receive her doctorate in nursing. Read More

Color Me Healthy partners with Idaho Health Districts

The Color Me Healthy program is collaborating with Physical Activity and Nutrition Coordinators in six Idaho Health Districts. The coordinators will help implement the Color Me Healthy program in childcare centers in their districts. Read More

Idaho Primary Care Association Medical Home Initiative

The Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health is collaborating with the Idaho Primary Care Association in a Patient Centered Medical Home initiative that will be implemented in 13 primary care safety net clinics throughout Idaho. Read More

Investing in America’s Health

The Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health is highlighted in Blue Cross Blue Shield Association report, Investing in America’s Health. The report highlights $197 million in collective charitable giving by Blue Cross and Blue Shield Associations. Read More