Category Archives: HR News

Florida Blue April Wellness Newsletter

Please find the April Better You Pursuit newsletter link. This month’s wellness newsletter features topics. COVID-19 has redesigned our normal life Limiting risks for oral cancer will protect your smile Recipe: Lemon dill chicken (serves four) Additional resources: Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine and available resources in our COVID-19 Community toolkit: https://www.floridablue.com/sites/floridablue.com/files/docs/COVID-19%20Vaccine%20Community%20Toolkit.pdf  Practicing self-care

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Workweek Warrior Challenge, April 1-30

Physical activity lowers your chances of heart disease, helps you maintain a healthy weight, increases strength and flexibility, and relieves stress.  Florida Blue and Better You Strides invite you to register for the workweek challenge through the month of April. When you make walking a regular part of your daily routine, you improve your health

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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. Good vision is no accident Gut health influences overall health Recipe: Roasted salmon with smoky chickpeas and greens (Serves 4) Additional resources: It’s flu season, and this year it’s even more imperative that you get your flu shot. See the attached

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BetterYou Strides Checklist Incentive Program

Make strides toward better health today. Register now for BetterYou Strides, a personal wellness program that creates a custom-made plan to help you meet your health and wellness goals. Registering takes just a few steps. Download the checklist here. Who can participate in Better You Strides? All full-time employees that have Florida Blue medical coverage

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Stress Management and Avoiding Burnout

You set goals and work tirelessly to accomplish them. Despite your best efforts, your goals can still feel out of reach. You might wonder is success worth the exhaustion?  Many people skip over a critical component of success – mental and physical rest. Unchecked stress and burnout can be major roadblocks to accomplishing your goals. 

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Florida Blue February Wellness Newsletter

Please find the February Better You Pursuit newsletter link. This month’s wellness newsletter features topics. Staying Safe from COVID-19 While Pregnant Exercise Helps your Heart and Emotional Wellbeing Recipe: Cheesy Spinach and Artichoke Stuffed Spaghetti Squash (Serves 4) Additional resources: Florida Blue pregnant members are eligible to enroll in Healthy Addition Prenatal Education Program. Email healthyaddition@floridablue.com,

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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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