Preventing and Managing Disease
It’s Time Texas
Active Life is an Austin-based nonprofit which unites and empowers motivated individuals, institutions and companies to create healthier communities across the state. BCBSTX is proud to support the lead initiative, It’s Time Texas (ITT), a grassroots initiative committed to making healthy the norm in Texas. The organization has been successful in creating awareness of and participation in ITT across the state via its three primary events; the IT’S TIME TEXAS Summit; Healthy at H-E-B Community Challenge and Healthy Texas Week, which attracted over 769,300 individual participants, 35 school districts and 103 organizations in 2013.
Los Barrios Unidos Clinic
Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic (LBUCC) is a medical home for low-income, largely uninsured children and families. BCBSTX has collaborated with LBUCC to support their efforts to keep children healthy in Dallas communities they serve through its childhood immunization program, which will provide an estimated 27,000 necessary vaccines at no cost for children ages 0-17.