Healthy Byte

Ends June 23: County vs. County Contest

June 18, 2019| Health and Benefits News

County vs. County is ending soon! Log 30 days of 6,000 steps by June 23 to complete the contest. Check your progress in the Rewards tab on the Sonic Boom portal. Be sure to complete your final sync to the Sonic Boom portal by June 28.

Give Your Heart a Workout

June 18, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Heart disease is a killer. In fact, it is the number one killer of Americans. And physical inactivity is one of several risk factors leading to heart disease. So let’s get moving.

New Health Benefits Now Available

June 18, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Fix pain fast at Airrosti, Visit a doctor online for $10 with MDLIVE®, Get prescription discounts with Medicine Match. Read more about these new benefits available to members.

May 13: County vs. County Contest

May 10, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Get ready for our second contest, County vs. County, beginning May 13! Log 30 days of 6,000 steps by June 23 to complete the contest. Check your progress in the Rewards tab on the Sonic Boom portal. Participants with their activity tracker registered on the Sonic Boom portal will be automatically registered for the challenge.

Achieving Your Activity Goals Bit by Bit

May 10, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Adults should get 150 minutes of moderate or 75 minutes of vigorous activity each week. Sadly, less than 20% meet those guidelines. But this is a doable goal. Even short bouts of brisk movement can add up to good results.

New Health Benefits Now Available

May 10, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Fix pain fast at Airrosti, Visit a doctor online for $10 with MDLIVE®, Get prescription discounts with Medicine Match. Read more about these new benefits available to members.

6K-a-Day Ends April 21

April 12, 2019| Health and Benefits News

With over 2,500 participants, 6K-a-Day has been quite a success! Contest ends on April 21. Be sure to sync your steps from your activity tracker to the Sonic Boom portal by April 26. You must log 30 days of 6,000 steps or more between March 11 – April 21 to complete the contest.

Naturally Slim: Apply April 8-19

April 12, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Ever wonder how some people can eat whatever they want and not gain weight? Naturally Slim will show you how it’s done at no cost to you.* Apply online April 8-19 to join the next Naturally Slim class beginning May 6.

Nip Allergies in the Bud

April 12, 2019| Health and Benefits News

You can manage and even prevent hay fever. You'd love to stop and smell the roses, but your nose knows better. Pollen, mold, pets, dust mites and other allergens can trigger allergic reactions in those who are sensitive to them.

New Health Benefits Now Available

April 12, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Fix pain fast at Airrosti, Visit a doctor online for $10 with MDLIVE®, Get prescription discounts with Medicine Match. Read more about these new benefits available to members.

6K a Day!

March 15, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Time to start steppin’! There’s still time to participate in 6K a Day. Employees and covered spouses can now participate in contests on the new Healthy County Sonic Boom portal. Check out our How-To Guide to learn how to activate your account, purchase an activity tracker, and sync your tracker to the portal.

Naturally Slim: Apply April 8-19

March 15, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Ever wonder how some people can eat whatever they want and not gain weight? Naturally Slim® will show you how it’s done at no cost to you.* Apply online April 8-19 to join the next class.

No Enrollment Fee for BCBSTX Fitness Program in March

March 15, 2019| Health and Benefits News

BCBSTX Fitness Program members have access to a nationwide network of more than 10,000 participating facilities so they can work out whether traveling, at home or at work. The BCBSTX Fitness Program is waiving the one-time enrollment fee (a $25 value) for eligible new members who sign up between Mar. 1-31.

New Health Benefits Now Available

March 15, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Fix pain fast at Airrosti, Visit a doctor online for $10 with MDLIVE®, Get prescription discounts with Medicine Match. Read more about these new benefits available to members.

Sonic Boom: 6K a Day begins Mar. 11

February 26, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Our first Healthy County contest, 6K a Day, begins Mar. 11. Activate your account and sync your activity tracker to the portal to be automatically enrolled in the contest. Participants must log 30 days of 6,000 steps to complete the contest.

Reducing Risk Makes the Heart Grow Stronger

February 26, 2019| Health and Benefits News

The BCBSTX Fitness Program offers flexibility, convenience and ease for just one low monthly fee. Members have access to a nationwide network of more than 10,000 participating facilities so they can work out whether traveling, at home or at work. The BCBSTX Fitness Program will be waiving the enrollment fee (a value of $25) for eligible new members who sign up between Dec. 1-31.

New Health Benefits Now Available

February 26, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Fix pain fast at Airrosti, Visit a doctor online for $10 with MDLIVE®, Get prescription discounts with Medicine Match. Read more about these new benefits available to members.

NEW: 5 Territories for Better Service

January 17, 2019| Health and Benefits News

TAC Health & Benefits Services has moved to a five-territory account team structure to better serve and support TAC HEBP members.

It's BOOM Time! Create Your Account Today.

January 11, 2019| Health and Benefits News

Every day’s a great day to participate in Healthy County, but today is special. Sonic Boom is here and ready to help you live a healthier life. Employees and covered spouses can now participate on the new Healthy County Sonic Boom portal.

Start the New Year Right and Apply for Naturally Slim

December 14, 2018| Health and Benefits News

Learn how to lose weight and improve your health while eating the foods you love. Healthy County is proud to offer Naturally Slim to employees and spouses enrolled in the county’s medical plan—at no cost!* Read more to learn how you can apply for the Naturally Slim program.

No Enrollment Fee for BCBSTX Fitness Program in December

December 14, 2018| Health and Benefits News

The BCBSTX Fitness Program offers flexibility, convenience and ease for just one low monthly fee. Members have access to a nationwide network of more than 10,000 participating facilities so they can work out whether traveling, at home or at work. The BCBSTX Fitness Program will be waiving the enrollment fee (a value of $25) for eligible new members who sign up between Dec. 1-31.

Goodbye Provant, Hello Sonic Boom!

December 14, 2018| Health and Benefits News

Healthy County will be transitioning to a new-and-improved wellness portal with Sonic Boom in Feb. 2019. The current Healthy County (powered by Provant) portal will be deactivated effective Jan. 1. In Feb., employees and covered spouses will be able to access the Healthy County (energized by Sonic Boom) portal to create an account, sync a physical activity device and begin participating. Healthy County will still host four physical activity challenges in 2019 for participating employees to earn a $50 gift card. The first challenge through the new portal begins in March.

Iris Stagner Nominations Open

December 14, 2018| Health and Benefits News

Each year, the TAC HEBP Healthy County program recognizes the most enthusiastic and innovative county wellness coordinator or sponsor. Nominations are being accepted for the Iris Stagner Award until Jan. 28. The recipient will be announced and honored at the annual Healthy County Boot Camp, Feb. 20-22 in Georgetown.

New Health Benefits Now Available

December 14, 2018| Health and Benefits News

Read more about these new benefits available to members.

Know Your Food Triggers

November 20, 2018| Health and Benefits News

Sometimes we turn to food for reasons other than hunger. When you stop and think about why you’re eating, like stress or boredom, you can learn to replace bad habits with good ones and help control your weight.


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