The My Health Coach Program, presented by TrestleTree, will host four Zoom webinars designed to help strengthen one’s health, both physically and mentally, by sharing strategies for getting on the right path, overcoming obstacles, and staying on track to reach well-being goals and build a stronger immune system.
“With the arrival of fall, we want employees to understand the importance of preparing their health, which is especially true this year, given the unknowns regarding the spread of COVID-19,” explains HR’s Senior Benefits Specialist Lynn Herbine, who manages and promotes Princeton’s wellness and work-life programs. “These webinars, along with other resources, offer some steps individuals can can take to focus on improving their health and their family’s health.”
“Fortify in Fall” Webinar Series Presented by My Health Coach Program
For a complete description and to register, click on the dates below. Each webinar is approximately 45 minutes and will be recorded and posted on HR’s website.
For more information on how to “fortify for fall,” call the My Health Coach Program at (866) 237-0973. A health coach can assist with managing a chronic health condition, nutrition counseling, an exercise routine, sleep disturbances, reducing stress, and much more. All discussions are confidential.
More Resources & Reminders
Routine medical exams, bloodwork, annual screenings, or dental check-ups may have been delayed this year due to COVID-19, but it is important to make the time now to schedule an appointment or reach out for support:
- Health Advocate can assist with medical needs, including finding a primary care doctor or specialist, discussing a treatment, and dealing with insurance claims. Read about the differences between COVID-19, a cold, flu, and allergies, described in Health Advocate’s new Symptom Tracker. To learn more about available services, refer to the Health Advocate webpage on HR’s website or call (866) 695-8622.
- Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP), offered through Carebridge, is currently hosting virtual events that offer strategies to help faculty and staff and their eligible dependents balance everyday demands and stresses, especially those heightened by COVID-19. If you are experiencing loneliness, depression, or anxiety and having trouble coping, reach out to Carebridge 24/7 at (800) 437-0911.
Remember to get a flu shot! The University’s annual FluFest will be held on October 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 13, and 14 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Jadwin Gym with appropriate social distancing and safety measures planned. Getting immunized this year is more important than ever and is free to all faculty and staff.
If it is more convenient, alternatively, get a free flu shot at the neighborhood Walgreens, CVS, Rite Aid, or most other local pharmacies. Faculty and staff over 65 years old should call ahead to confirm the proper vaccine is available.
For helpful benefits, well-being, work-related, and other information, refer to the HR Coronavirus Resources for Employees webpage.
For interim benefits updates, refer to Benefits Updates During COVID-19.
For current learning opportunities, refer to Learning & Development Updates During COVID-19.
For various time off benefits available, refer to Time Off Options for Staff Due to COVID-19