The COVID-19 crisis is a growing challenge in New Orleans, but partnerships already established to address community disaster preparedness and social determinants of health were able to pivot to the immediate needs created by the state’s stay-at-home orders.
Humana’s Caraline Coats, Vice President, Population Health Strategy, sets the stage at Jacksonville’s 2019 Bold Goal Town Hall where community partnerships are highlighted. Learn more about our work with the Jacksonville community and how we're addressing social determinants of heath together.
Learn more about Papa - a company that pairs older adults and/or families with college students for companionship and assistance with everyday tasks
Bold Goal partners work together in new ways during crisis
Humana’s Bold Goal team in Kansas City was busy before COVID-19 became a threat, now its partnerships are ramping up along with efforts to get support to residents who need it most.
We partnered with Papa Inc. to connect college students, known as Papa Pals, to seniors who were at risk for loneliness to provide companionship, assistance with house chores, technology lessons, and other senior services. It helped us understand that engaging member with a college student (Papa Pal) helps reduce loneliness and Unhealthy Days.
Humana and the Humana Foundation are working together with our community partners to address social determinants of health, such as food security and social connection in San Antonio.
Humana and our community partners have received recognition in the local media for our work in Jacksonville. We are working to address food insecurity, diabetes and other social determinants of health.
Humana and Harvesters have teamed up to distribute healthy food through Health Resources by Humana as well as clinics located inside Walgreens stores in the Kansas City region.