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Peach State Health Plan and Boys & Girls Club of Albany Make Fitness a Priority

Date: 10/03/19

On August 21, 2019, Peach State Health Plan and Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany marked the opening of a new fitness room with a ribbon cutting event at its Jefferson Street location. Peach State Health Plan sponsored the space renovation which includes state of the art rubberized flooring, LED lighting, mirrored walls, and a SMART TV to stream exercise videos. The fitness room, is part of the Club’s Healthy Lifestyle Initiative which is designed to encourage children and families to engage in fitness activities to achieve healthier lifestyles.

“We take great pride in empowering communities to take charge of their health. This partnership gives us opportunity to connect more families to the resources they need to make healthy decisions so they can get and stay well,” said Interim CEO Pamela Shipley.

The Club will also launch a 90-day challenge to help members and families improve their physical and family health. Participants will engage in health and wellness activities aimed to enhance their overall health and build stronger familial bonds.

About Peach State Health Plan

Peach State Health Plan is a Care Management Organization that serves the needs of Georgians through a range of health insurance solutions. Peach State Health Plan serves the Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids® population in partnership with Georgia Families. The organization also focuses on under-insured and uninsured individuals through its federal insurance marketplace plan, Ambetter, and its Medicare Advantage HMO and DSNP Plans. Peach State Health Plan is a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise. For more information visit