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: August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Vaccines help protect us and our community from serious diseases. That’s why the United States Postal Service® is a proud participant of National Immunization Awareness Month. Vaccines are a safe and effective way to protect yourself and others from diseases that can kill. National Immunization Awareness Month is a great time to remind family, friends,…

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USPS: National Wear Red Day is Friday, Feb. 1

The Postal Service is inviting employees to participate in National Wear Red Day, which is held annually to raise awareness of heart disease. This year’s National Wear Red Day is Friday, Feb. 1. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, accounting for approximately 1 in…

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How many USPS employees have gotten their free annual check-up?

The year is winding down, and USPS® employees have been paying for health insurance for the last 7 months. The question is, how many employees have gotten their free annual check-up? After all, preventive care helps people keep track of their overall health. Employees still have plenty of time to schedule appointments before the end…

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USPS introduces Employee Health and Wellness site

The Postal Service has introduced a site on LiteBlue to help employees manage their health. The Health and Wellness site offers information on federal health plans, including instructions on accessing free annual check-ups, screenings and other preventive services. The site also has information on financial incentives to encourage employees to perform health assessments. Additionally, employees…

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