OHS Flu Shot Clinics, Oct. 27–Nov. 2
Per hospital policy, all Brigham personnel must receive a seasonal flu shot by Friday, Nov. 15, unless previously approved for an exemption based on a medical contraindication, sincerely held religious beliefs or working remotely 100 percent of the time. Occupational Health Services (OHS) will provide free flu shots for Brigham personnel Sunday, Oct. 27, through Saturday, Nov. 2, 6:30 a.m.–4 p.m., on the Braunwald Tower 2 mezzanine (across from the Shop on the Pike). Learn more.
N95 Respirator Fit Testing, Oct. 27–Nov. 2
Environmental Affairs is offering N95 respirator fit testing — an annual Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirement for many faculty and staff — at the same times as (and only a few steps away from) the main campus flu-shot lobby clinics. The next round of fit testing will take place from Sunday, Oct. 27, through Saturday, Nov. 2, 6:30 a.m.–4 p.m., adjacent to the flu shot tables on the Braunwald Tower 2 mezzanine. Please be aware that fit testing and flu shots are performed at separate stations.
United Way Campaign, Oct. 30–Nov. 22
The Brigham’s 2019 United Way campaign will run from Wednesday, Oct. 30, through Friday, Nov. 22. Beginning the week of Oct. 28 and continuing throughout the campaign, faculty and staff will receive emails with a link to their personalized giving page. Donors will have the opportunity to win prizes, including a mountain bike, TV, retail and restaurant gift cards and more. Visit an information table on Wednesday, Oct. 30, and Wednesday, Nov. 13, to learn more. Both events take place 6–8 a.m.; noon–1 p.m.; and 2–3 p.m., near the Shapiro bridge. Learn more.
Open Enrollment Begins Oct. 28
Open enrollment for 2020 employee benefits will take place Monday, Oct. 28, through Wednesday, Nov. 13. Open Enrollment is the one time per year when you can enroll or change your elections for medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts and life insurance, unless you have a qualified change in status. During the open enrollment period, employees can make their 2020 benefit elections through PeopleSoft. Visit
www.AskMyHRPortal.com/OE2020 to learn more.