Greg joined CDPHP® in February 2018 as a communications specialist. Originally from Philadelphia, Greg moved to upstate New York in 2007, and married his wife, Julia, in 2013. For 12 years, Greg worked in radio and print journalism roles, and has received multiple state and regional broadcasting awards for his role as an on-air anchor, and for his coverage of breaking news. Greg also brings a background in working with nonprofit organizations, having served in various marketing and fundraising roles in the Finger Lakes.
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The weather turns colder, the seasons change from fall to winter, and the first real signs of flu season are visible. Flu season begins in October, and runs through May, but the peak times for the flu are often seen in December, January, and February.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that during the 2018-2019 flu season, somewhere between 37.4 and 42.9 million people in the United States were sick with the flu – and well over half a million hospitalizations were linked to people who had the flu.
If the numbers aren’t enough reason to convince you that it’s time to get your flu shot, or if you have doubts about whether a flu shot works, here are 10 quick facts for you to use:
With CDPHP Member Deals, you have access to deep discounts on attractions, sporting events, movies, shows, and new deals that you won’t want to miss.
Whether you’re looking to spend a couple hours outside the house, or make a day out of it, CDPHP Member Deals give you plenty of options throughout upstate New York!
There have never been more choices to help you live a healthier lifestyle. From a variety of exercise options (have you tried a group fitness class?), to the different ways you can maintain a healthy diet, CDPHP members have plenty of ways to get and stay healthy.
As a way to support all those great options, here are 12 simple things you can do to feel better from head to toe.
Finding quality health insurance that fits your budget is important for you and your family. Let’s look at three types of health coverage that may be right for you, depending on your income, family size, and your needs.
Being a sports fan in upstate New York means that you have to travel a long distance to see teams in the four major sports leagues (baseball, basketball, football, and hockey).
Your favorite teams may be from the opposite ends of New York state, from New York City up to Buffalo. Maybe you cheer on a team that you backed when you were young, or from where you grew up (I’m looking at you, Boston and Philadelphia fans who now live in upstate New York).
Just because the teams you see on television aren’t right around the corner doesn’t mean you can’t find a great game or sporting event in upstate New York. Here’s a guide to some of the games, competitions, tournaments, and cool places to go for the true sports fan.
Laura G. is learning the importance of taking care of her health.
When Laura met Ariffa Bevin, a Community Advocate at CDPHP, the two immediately started talking about the importance of getting routine care. Those conversations encouraged Laura to take the next steps to get healthier, including seeing a primary care doctor on a regular basis, who she trusts and likes going to see.