We recognize that during stressful times people react differently, and with the COVID-19 outbreak there are a range of emotions to cope with. There are several confidential resources to consider if you or someone you know may be looking for support.
Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) offer a variety of services to help face crisis, personal stress and anxiety as well as financial or legal concerns. Available EAP programs are listed below and are plan specific for enrolled staff.
Please visit the appropriate website(s) for these resources as well as COVID-19 related plan updates, copay changes, telehealth resources and more. If you have an immediate need or concern and are looking for guidance on available services please contact the Benefits Coordinator at (218) 749-8130, ext. 1115 or
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – (800) 626-7944
Plan Coverage Updates: https://www.medica.com/corp/covid-19
Teamsters JC32 Health Fund
Plan Coverage Update
Plan Coverage Update
Online Care Clarification Update
Madison National Life Ins (NIS) (for all members enrolled in group life insurance)
NIS Employee Assistance Program (EAP) (866) 451-5465
Tips for Coping
Free Support Resources Available to Everyone:
Optum is currently providing free services to anyone struggling with effects of COVID-19, as well as partnering with Sanvello who is offering free services via their app. (Optum is also partnered with Medica and operates under the umbrella of UnitedHealth Group.
Optum Public Crisis Line: (866) 342-6892
Mindful Techniques for coping with stress and webinars
Sanvello free app (Free Premium Access to their app through the COVID-19 Crisis)
Stay Healthy - Prevention Tips and other Resources
- Wash your hands often!!
- If you feel sick - stay home. Work from home if you are able.
- Use Telehealth Services. If you feel sick or are unsure of your symptoms, please find the telehealth benefits available to you located under each Health Plan Provider "Plan Coverage Updates"
- Most Clinics are providing virtual / telehealth visits for COVID suspected symptoms. Please see the websites below for more information.
- Wash your hands!
Public Health Services