USPS: Know how to spot COVID-19 symptoms

The Postal Service is advising employees who feel ill to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance and stay home, especially if they are experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. According to the CDC, people with COVID-19 have a wide variety of symptoms, ranging from mild to…

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USPS: January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time to learn more about the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve, which can cause vision loss and blindness. According to the National Institutes of Health, the most common type of glaucoma in the United States…

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All FEHB health plans cover flu shots at no cost to their members

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU Did you know that all FEHB health plans cover flu shots at no cost to their members? Many plans offer flu shots for children and adults at convenient locations, like retail pharmacies. Click Here for PDF

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USPS: Flu season is here – Vaccinations recommended by CDC

Are you ready for flu season? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), individuals 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine each year. All Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) plans cover flu shots at no cost to Postal Service employees. The CDC also encourages people to learn more…

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USPS invites employees to participate in National Wear Red Day Friday, Feb. 3

The Postal Service is inviting employees to participate in National Wear Red Day Friday, Feb. 3. The day aims to raise awareness of heart disease, which is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Heart disease accounts for about 1 in every 4 deaths, according to the Centers…

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