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Staying connected and healthy together

Staying up to date:

Staying up to date - Center for Disease Control (CDC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website is a valuable and trustworthy resource for information on preventing and treating the coronavirus and much more. We encourage you to visit and explore the site for more information.

Staying up to date - latest news by state

COVID-19 Global Case Tracker

From the Center for Systems Science & Engineering at John Hopkins: Click Here

Employee Notices

Update your personal and emergency contact information.   

Leave under the FFCRA – Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The FFCRA creates a new category of paid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA):  for a “qualifying need related to a public health emergency.”  The Notice can be found here:

Resources for families and kids

In this together – Stories of Positive Community Projects

Staying connected with colleagues, loved ones or social groups wherever you are.

Staying healthy:

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The employee assistance program is available to assist you and your family members as you navigate the change in your daily life and the uncertainty of the situation.

This professional and confidential service is available at no charge to you and your family members. It is available 24/7 via phone (1-855-775-4357) or through the website.

To create an account go to: follow the prompts.

Carefirst – Medical Insurance contact information


24 Hour nurse Line – 1-800-535-9700

Carefirst Video Visit  CareFirst Video Visit

TRICARE Extends Temporary Telehealth Support for Applied Behavior Analysis Services

Are you a parent or caregiver of a child diagnosed with autism? Is your child enrolled in ACD? If so, then you can get remote, unlimited ABA parent or caregiver support guidance services at home. Your child doesn’t need to be present. A TRICARE-authorized, board certified behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst must provide the services. Learn more at:

TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery Brings Your Prescriptions to Your Door

Face coverings: CDC Guidance on how to wear, wash and make your own

Tips on how to wear and care for your cloth mask:

Staying mentally healthy:

Accept that there are events that you cannot control

Laugh! Look for hum in your everyday life, or watch a funny video

Learn and practice relaxation techniques; try meditation, yoga or tai-chi for stress management.

Exercise regularly

Eat healthy, well balanced meals

Make time for hobbies, interests and relaxation

Get enough rest and sleep.

Deep Breathing

Breath Focus

Equal Time for Breathing in and out

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Modified Lion’s Breath


Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746

CDC – page dedicated to stress & coping