Think Twice About Skipping the Flu Vaccine this Year

Don’t spread the flu to your family this holiday season! By Richard Vienne With more than twice as many confirmed cases of the flu this year than at this same time last year, you’ll want to think twice about skipping the flu vaccine. As of November 30,

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Are You Sleep-Deprived?

Univera Healthcare Survey Shows too many adults are sleep deprived Four in 10 upstate New York adults are not getting enough sleep, according to a survey commissioned by Univera Healthcare. The recent time change from daylight saving to standard time likely compounded this issue, according to the health

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Empower Honors Five at Annual Luncheon

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2019 – Empower, a not-for-profit organization that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, held its fourth annual Living the Values Awards Luncheon at noon on Friday, October 25 at Four Points by Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave. Awardees included: Jackie McGrath received

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NY Uninsured Rates Reach Best Levels

Upstate and Statewide Uninsured Rates Reach Best Levels Ever Recorded Upstate New York’s health insurance uninsured rate fell to 3.5 percent, the lowest ever recorded, according to Univera Healthcare’s analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2018 American Community Survey issued today (Thurs.).  In other words, 96.5 percent of

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Tips for a Healthier U

Tips for A Healthier U  From Univera Healthcare Each Wednesday on Eyewitness News (Channel 7) at 5am, 5pm and 6pm, Univera Healthcare Medical Director, Steven Dina, M.D., shares health and wellness tips for A Healthier U. Topics include staying safe in the sun while reducing the risk

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Univera and Houghton College Prepare Students for Careers in Wellness Training

Univera Healthcare Partners with Houghton College to prepare students for careers in wellness training  Houghton, NY. –Univera Healthcare and Houghton College today announced the awarding of a $90,000 Univera Healthcare grant to support the Houghton College Wellness Initiative, a program aimed at preparing students for careers in wellness

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Thousands of upstate New Yorker’s Risk Blindness

Thousands of upstate New Yorkers with diabetes risk blindness by skipping eye exams Univera funds an effort to raise screening rates in Upstate’s lowest performing county Thirty-nine percent of Univera Healthcare commercial members living with diabetes are at risk for eye disease and even blindness because they

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GO Buffalo Mom! Univera and United Way Partner to Increase Healthy Births

Go Buffalo Mom — Univera Healthcare Partners with United Way of Buffalo & Erie County to Increase Healthy Births in Buffalo Buffalo, NY., December 4, 2018– United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (UWBEC) today announced that Univera Healthcare has awarded the non-profit organization a $49,650 grant over

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