Updates from HR: COVID-19 updates, wellbeing opportunities, benefits

COVID-19 vaccination planning

Active full- and part-time faculty and staff should complete the COVID-19 Vaccination Planning – Employee Survey by Friday, Feb. 12. Continue to closely monitor email and respond quickly to any notifications of vaccination opportunities or take advantage of any other opportunity to get vaccinated.

Learn more » ourwayforward.wfu.edu

Masks and COVID-19

In a video from Feb. 4, 2021, Dr. Joanne Clinch and Dr. Chris Ohl discuss mask usage, including N95s, double-masking and more.

Watch » youtube.com

Telehealth options via MDLive

WFU medical plan participants, including dependents, have access to telehealth options through MDLive, providing safe and contactless access to quality healthcare providers.

Text bcbsnc to MDLive (635483) or download the app

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) updates

In December, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which provides relief for employer sponsored Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read more » inside.wfu.edu

Pastoral care and support

The Office of the Chaplain and the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (WFBMC) First-Responder Chaplains are available to provide trauma-sensitive debriefing and spiritual care to individuals and communities who have been impacted by any emergency, crisis, trauma or stressor. Both university and first-responder chaplains are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at no cost.

Chaplain Tim Auman » 336.758.5017

Chaplain Glenn Davis » 336.403.2019

Mindful snacking in 2021

Private telehealth nutrition sessions are available throughout February at no cost for WFU faculty, staff and family members who are enrolled in the University’s BCBS medical plan.

Register » pdc.wfu.edu

Wellbeing Center closed

Beginning Feb. 5, the Wellbeing Center will be closed until further notice due to current COVID-19 safety measures.

Thrive remotely » thrive.wfu.edu

Faculty and Staff Forum recording

ICYMI: Last Friday, Feb. 5, the Office of the Provost hosted a Faculty and Staff Forum to provide an update on the modified Orange status on campus.

Watch » wakeforest.mediaspace.kaltura.com