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COVID Resources for Employees

BILH DAILY SITUATION REPORT

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MESSAGE OF APPRECIATION FROM KEVIN COUGHLIN

DAILY WORKDAY ROUTINE

  1. Complete Daily Self Attestation Form: Physicians and staff, please fill out this form daily to report your health status.  This information will be submitted to your local Employee Health department, who will follow up with you on reported symptoms. Click here to complete the form.
  2. Wear your badge as you enter and exit the building
  3. Enter the hospital via the South Lobby Entrance where you will be screened and issued a daily sticker
  4. Receive your daily mask upon screening.Write your name on the reusable bag the mask came in. At the end of the day place the mask back in the reusable bag and discard in collection container. 

WELLNESS & SUPPORT SERVICES

Our staff's personal well-being and resilience is important, especially during this challenging time. BID-Plymouth offers a variety of resources and support services.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) IS HERE FOR YOU!

Financial worries, aging parents, job stress, and health issues - Everyone faces challenges from
time to time, with your EAP you don't have to face these things alone.

AllOne Health, BID-Plymouth’s employee assistance program provider, is available to employees and their families 24/7/365. AllOne provides private and confidential information free of charge.  The EAP provides mental health counseling, work/life resources, legal/financial resources and more.  Today, more than ever, you are encouraged to check out the resources available on-line and/or call AllOne on 1-800-451-1834. 

To access the website go to: www.mylifeexpert.com

To establish a Username and Password:

Click on “SIGN UP”

Enter BID-Plymouth’s Company Code: BIDPL

Enter your e-mail address

Enter a Username and continue.

TEMPORARY HOUSING

The BILH Temporary Housing Program now has an accommodation option available in the Plymouth region: Hotel 1620 along Plymouth Harbor. Staff who are COVID-19 positive or quarantined by Employee Health and have other people living at home are eligible to stay at the Hotel 1620 free of charge. If you are eligible and interested in this program, please contact temphousing@bilh.org or 617-278-8890 to speak with a program representative.

All other staff who would prefer to stay outside the home may pay to stay at the Hotel 1620 or other hotels in the area for a discounted rate. For more information, please visit https://covid-19.bilh.org/staff-temporary-housing-program/ to book and pay for your stay.

PEER SUPPORT NETWORK

Hospital employees who are trained and experienced in Critical Incident Stress Management debriefing are available for support for professional distress. Contact by emailing peersupport@bidplymouth.org or call the Peer Support line at (508) 732-4968 and leave a message.

Peer Support is working with other Caregiver Resilience groups from across the system and offers the following daily resources from BIDMC to all BID-Plymouth Employees:

Daily Wellness Reset:  You can drop in virtually every day at noon on Zoom for a 15-minute live Wellness Reset session for managing through stress: https://simmons.zoom.us/j/201257148  Dial-in: +1 253 215 8782    Meeting ID: 201 257 148

Daily Hope Email:  An offering from the BIDMC Department of Spiritual Care intended to bolster and sustain you during these extraordinary times To be added to the list to receive these daily emails, send a message to SpiritualCare@bidmc.harvard.edu with the subject, “Daily Hope.”

FREE HPHC LIVING WELL AT HOME CLASSESS

Check out Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s free virtual Living Well at Home classes that include:

  • Fitness Classes (yoga and Zumba)
  • Guided Mindfulness Sessions.

CLICK HERE for more information.

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https://telehealth.org/apps/behavioral/breathe2relax-mobile-app

Description: This app is a stress management tool, which will help you learn how to perform and use diaphragmatic breathing techniques for stress control. It also provides you with education about the biology of stress, the effects of stress on the body, how to do diaphragmatic breathing, and the biology of breathing.

smily-cloud.jpgAvailable for:  iOS, Android, and web

https://www.smilingmind.com.au/smiling-mind-app

Description: Smiling Mind hits the sweet spot for a free mindfulness app in so many ways. The app features hundreds of meditations, enough to keep you engaged without overwhelming you with choice.

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https://www.uclahealth.org/ucla-mindful

Description: With this easy-to-use app, you can practice mindfulness meditation anywhere, anytime with the guidance of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. Scientific research shows mindfulness can help manage stress-related physical conditions, reduce anxiety and depression, cultivate positive emotions, and help improve overall physical health and well-being.

ASK A PROFESSIONAL

We know there are many questions and concerns about COVID-19.

We have created an email address titled "ASKProfessionalPractice@bidplymouth.org" for your questions. We will review the questions twice daily, compile the answers and respond twice daily to the organization to assure you have the most updated information. Please send us your questions.

BID-Plymouth
275 Sandwich Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 746-2000

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