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Coping With Our "New Normal"

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has disrupted daily life as we know it. You have access to programs, tools and resources through OEBB to help you take on these uncertain and changing times.

Check back frequently for updates.

Stay in the know

How are OEBB's partners adapting to COVID-19? Please visit the websites of our carriers and wellness programs to learn how they are adapting their services.

Below you will find resources they have provided to help YOU adapt as well. Through OEBB, you have access to health, life-balance, and financial planning articles, videos, and more to help you maintain a healthy balance.

Please do not self-medicate!

  • Glasses + COVID-19: If you wear glasses, it's more important now than ever to sanitize your glasses regularly! Put those anti-bacterial wipes and soap to good use by wiping down your glasses. While glasses won't provide 100% protection, lenses or sunglasses may help shield your eyes from infected respiratory droplets. 

Resources to support you:

Working from home? See how to juggle the demands of working at home.


Stress less now, stress less later

By looking out for stressful situations and noticing how stress affects you, you can learn to manage stress better — before it manages you. Check out stress management site for guided exercises, stress 101 tools and support and resources to quiet your mind. Learn more.


Check out simple ways to be kind to your mind

Small acts of self-care can have a big impact — these practices can help you wind down, find calm, and feel better. Check it out.

Did you know? You can reduce stress and increase wellbeing through deep-breathing exercises that can be used anywhere. Give it a try.

Fun and healthy things to try while social distancing

With gatherings off-limits it may seem challenging to keep boredom at bay. Here are some great ideas​ that support public health and personal happiness.

Support at home for children: you’re not alone! 
Many parents are looking for ways to maintain their responsibilities while finding new and creative ways to keep their children engaged with their educational needs. Check out this true story on how one parent is attempting to do it all: work and homeschool.

5 Tips: Putting your health first during a stressful time is critical. Here are 5 tips to help make it happen. 


Virtual PE classes – Live 30 minute daily PE activities . Great for students missing their in-person PE classes.


No gym? No problem.

Check out these resources for how to workout without leaving your house.

Expert advice and support:


Pantry Recipes

No matter what may keep you home, WW has tips and secrets to grocery shopping and using what you have for healthy and delicious meals.

Trying to get more shut-eye? Look at your diet. when stress levels are high and the to-do list is long, getting quality sleep may seem like an elusive goal. Learn how you can Nourish your brain to get ready for sleep—the time when you do the most productive work of your day. Learn how to eat well to sleep well.​


Stay Fit: 11 free workouts to stream from home

In this world where people are staying at home, many are missing their gym or favorite fitness class. A home workout can improve mood and boost energy levels. Check out this list of free virtual workouts to practice social distancing and still break a sweat.​


Eat Well: How to stock a healthy pantry

At these times, it may feel more and more challenging to have everything needed for mealtime success right at our fingertips. These tips can help you and your family load up on pantry staples that help make eating right simpler.​

WW

With Aaptiv physical activities and Headspace stress and meditation exercises, over 5,000 delicious recipes to make for oneself or a family, and the community component through Connect, it’s all readily available to encourage and inspire. Learn more


Total Brain

Understand how your brain works and how to improve your mental heath and fitness with online brain exercises to manage stress and sustain focused attention. Learn more.


MyStrength

Get help with sleep, stress, and more — all in one convenient app. Available to Kaiser Permanente members at no cost. Learn more.


CALM 

Calm has made their platform available to all at no cost during this challenging time. This mindfulness and meditation app can be used by everyone; KP members and non-members. The app offers a variety of resources, including guided meditations, mindfulness, music, exercises and more. Learn more.  


Watch video of proper handwashingWash and learn! 
Proper handwashing not only helps with the prevention of coronavirus (COVID-19), it can prevent the spread of other viral illnesses such as cold and flu. This video shows proper hand washing techniques.

WW Coin logo sm.jpgNow offering Virtual Workshops

Visit OEBB.WW.com and click the banner at the top to learn how you can join a Virtual Studio location.

VSP and COVID-19 Expanded Access

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, VSP is expanding access to members through December 31, 2020. If you're in need of medical eye care services, contact your VSP network eye doctor. Need help finding an eye doctor? 

Call VSP Customer Care at 800-877-7195. Learn more

Not sure when to see your eye doctor during the COVID-19 pandemic? Learn the difference between emergency eye care and routine care.

Your Income & COVID-19

Have your finances been impacted by COVID-19? Reliant Behavioral Health has created a PDF to help you tackle financial challenges. 

Check out the financial resources and support available to you.

Recorded Events (access at any time)


Staying Healthy at Home During COVID-19
Hosted by Moda Health
Recorded April 1, 2020
Watch the recording now

Reliant Behavioral Health (RBH) webinar series - includes reducing stress and building resilience, how to go from stressed to wellbeing and more. Explore the series in the OEBB playlist, RBH YouTube channel.

Resiliency, Flexibility, and Adaptability: Practical applications for today, so we can all bounce back tomorrow
Guardian & Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) 
Recorded April 8, 2020
Watch the recording now

Estate Planning Essentials: In Wake of Coronavirus 
Webinar content is specific to the state of Oregon.
CLC Incorporated and Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) 
Recorded April 14, 2020
Watch the recording now

Total Brain: Beyond Funny - Understand the new science of stress, power of perspective, and how to automate critical self-care strategies using intentional humor at work and at home.
Total Brain & Kaiser Permanente
Recorded May 6, 2020
Watch the recording now

Upcoming Events


WEBINARS:

We have no future events scheduled at this time. Watch this space for more as they become available!
                           

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