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COVID-19 Coping Resources

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 PEBB to help you take on these uncertain and changing times.

Below you will find resources they have provided to help YOU adapt as well.

Stay in the know

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

Information about COVID-19 changes quickly, so it's important you stay current. Through PEBB, you have access to health, life-balance, and financial planning articles, videos, and more to help you maintain a healthy balance.

Keep life in balance

See what's available at Cascade Centers (EAP) Employee Assistance Program!

Cascade Centers offers no-cost assistance with things that affect your work, home or family life such as, financial services, will kits, tax preparation, home ownership, identity theft services and much more.

Login to your EAP PEBB Account here
  • Learn about EAP benefits
  • Download legal forms
  • Access financal planning resources
  • View on-demand webinars
  • Improve personal growth with web based courses
For assistance, call 1-800-433-2320 at any time, or try CASI (Cascade Assist and Serve Intelligence)! CASI can also guide you 24/7 to EAP services that best meet your needs. Log into your Cascade Centers account​ for 

​All members have access to Cascade EAP App 

Search "Cascade EAP" in Google Play or your App Store.

The Cascade EAP App allows you to:
  • Chat for support
  • View EAP services
  • Take and store assessments
  • Access articles and resources
  • Access Cascade's social media
  • Connect to EAP services

The doctor will see you now – on your smartphone, tablet or computer!

  • ​​If you are experiencing a medical emergency, you should dial 911 immediately.

Telemedicine is available to all PEBB members at no cost!

See FAQ's here:​

PEBB members and their dependents can talk with a health care worker while at work, home, school or anywhere if a health issue is a concern. 

  • Kaiser Permanente – With Kaiser Permanente, getting care when and where you need it is easier than ever. In addition to seeing providers in a medical office or clinic, members can access many other convenient care options. 
  • Moda – Moda members can access eDoc by logging into their MyModa account at
    • eDoc allows members to send secure email questions to medical providers and receive a response within 24 hours. 
    • Members can also access the Nurse Advice Line by calling 866-321-7580.
  • Providence Choice and PEBB StatewideExpress Care Virtual! Our licensed and board-certified providers are here to see you from 8 a.m. to midnight. No appointment needed!
    • PEBB members receive a diagnosis and treatment plan, even a prescription or doctor’s note if you need one all at no cost to the member. 
    • Just go to Express Care Virtual​ to get started.

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. Check it out!​ ​

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.​​

Cascade EAP Mobile App

Life assistance services with you at all times.

Cascade's app allows you to:

Chat for support, view EAP services, view your EAP member site, access articles and resources, access Cascade's social media and connect to EAP services.  Learn more.


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


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


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 handwashing

Wash 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.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO TURN FAUCETS OFF WHILE WASHING YOUR HANDS! Sanitize frequently used surfaces and Help save water!


Now offering Virtual Workshops

Visit 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 August.. 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.

Willamette Dental Group

WDG has started to expand their scope of care beyond dental emergencies at all of their offices in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Learn more.

Upcoming Events


Live Financial Forum - Financial Goals
Our panelists will be ready to answer your questions on subjects ranging from debt and mortgages to investments and retirement.
June 9, 2020 (9 a.m. & Noon)
Register now

Sandwich Generation: Caught in the Middle
Caring for aging parents or grandparents? Set realistic boundaries to help you through this stage of life. 
August 11, 2020 (9 a.m.)

Planning for College 101
This class will discuss different types of college savings accounts and review the FAFSA financial aid process.
August 11, 2020 (a.m.)

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