Category Archives: HR News

EAP New Directions January News

Happy new year! It’s 2021, which means we have officially transitioned online therapy services to BetterHelp. Transition is seamless Employees who currently access the Employee Assistance Program counseling sessions through Talkspace, have until April 30, 2021, to complete those sessions with your current therapist. Once that date has passed, employees will need to register with

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EAP Enhancements Starting Jan. 1

Bilingual Emotional Support Helpline – For all full-time and part-time Staff Florida Blue launched a 24-hour, free emotional support helpline for all Floridians, in partnership with New Directions Behavioral Health. Any Floridian – even if uninsured or insured by another plan – can call 833-848-1762 for support in managing feelings of stress, anxiety, grief or

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Florida Blue November Wellness Newsletter

Please find the November Better You Pursuit newsletter link. This month’s wellness newsletter features topics. • Spacing pregnancies in a healthy way • Volunteer pay is a longer, healthier life • Recipe: Open-faced turkey melts Flu season information in English and Spanish. Click on the link below and select the Florida Blue Center nearest you to check

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2021 Benefits Open Enrollment Oct. 26-Nov. 6

The 2021 Florida Blue Medical Insurance Open Enrollment runs Oct. 26 until midnight on Friday, Nov. 6. Human Resources is pleased to report that CF will continue to cover 100 percent of each eligible employee’s cost of health insurance.  This information is available on the CF Intranet at http://benefits.cf.edu/enrollment/open-enroll-health.htm. Please review the following highlights below: Open

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Sick Leave Pool Open Oct. 1-31

The Sick Leave Pool open enrollment period will be from Oct. 1-31 for new members only. See below for two options for submitting a Sick Leave Pool enrollment request form. The sick leave pool is designed to help protect employees from loss of income due to a major illness or injury and is open to

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PRIDE in Virtual Context

Dear CF Team, Zoom is, no doubt, here to stay. We are all still adjusting and there are some important additional considerations to ensure that we are representing the college and ourselves appropriately. Whether we are meeting with co-workers or community members, or with students in online classes or advising sessions via Zoom and other

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On-Demand Medicare Videos Available

Due to the cancellation of Spring Medicare Workshops as a result of COVID-19, Valery Insurance has created some quick videos that may help employees at or nearing retirement with Medicare questions. The following videos are currently available: Video 1:  Four Parts of Medicare Video 2:  How/When to Sign Up Video 3:  Four Options When You

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Tivity Health Support

Tivity Health is reaching out to address questions surrounding the coronavirus and the Fitness Your Way® program. We understand this is a stressful time, and they can assure you that they are monitoring the situation closely and determining the best possible options to help members take care of their health and remain active while staying

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Changes to Health Benefits from COVID-19

Please see below regarding important changes to certain health insurance benefits as a result of COVID-19. We will continue to provide updated information as it is released. Florida Blue To help members get needed care and treatment as a result of COVID-19, Florida College System Risk Management Consortium is: 1. Waiving all copays and deductibles

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Five Tips on Working from Home

The following is an article from Forbes Lelia Gowland Contributor, ForbesWomen At this point, odds are good that the coronavirus is affecting your work life, and you may be asked to work from home, if you aren’t already. Whether you’re thrilled not to have to put on pants or scared about the virus’ impact on

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Florida Blue March Wellness Newsletter

Please find the March Better You Pursuit newsletter link. This month’s wellness newsletter features topics. • Plant-based proteins  • Optimizing nutrition labels for your well-being • Recipe: Hummus and veggie wrap Click on the link below and select the Florida Blue Center nearest you to check out the activities calendars for great wellness programs. https://www.floridablue.com/find-a-location Get even more

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New Faces, New Roles in February

CF welcomes these new employees or those who have transitioned to a new role. Sharon Altany, Business Manager, Athletics Brian Cobb, Mail Courier, CF Printing and Postal Services Mikel James, Coordinator, Educational Opportunity Center, Citrus Campus Angelia Marrero, Faculty,  Health Sciences, Associate Degree Nursing Michael Thomas, Coordinator, Criminal Justice and Public Services