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Fit for $40 weight loss challenge – The HealthyWage Fit for $40 Weight Loss Challenge #1 is well underway and runs through February 19. If you lose 2%, you will earn $40. If each member of your team loses 2%, you will receive an additional $40 and be entered into a drawing to receive one of five $5,000 prize awards ($1,000 for each team member). If you missed the first challenge, join the second one that runs Feb. 21-April 1. Sign up at http://www.healthywage.com/clients/Houston.

2022 Fit for $40 weight loss challenge dates:

    Jan. 11–Feb. 19: Challenge 1
  • Challenge #1 weigh-in window: Jan. 11-18, 2022
  • Challenge #1 weigh-out window: Feb. 12-19, 2022
  • Feb. 21–April 1: Challenge 2
  • Challenge #2 weigh-in window: Feb. 21-28, 2022
  • Challenge #2 weigh-out window: March 26-April 1, 2022

American Heart Month Wear Red Day and Webinar on Feb. 4
February is American Heart Month and February 4 is National Wear Red Day. Everyone at HISD is encouraged to wear red in order to spread awareness of heart disease. Please Tweet your photos at #HISDWearRedDay2022. HISD Benefits is hosting a special live webinar with several door prizes from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 4. “Heart Health & Hypertension” is facilitated by Dr. Carlos Rivera, an internal medicine specialist at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. The link to register is https://bit.ly/3tWn4Fo. For more information, see HISDBenefits.org/Heart.

COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Updates:
Effective Monday, January 31, 2022, the 16 Next Level Urgent Care Centers contracted through HISD will reinstate the $20 visit fee for COVID-19 testing for members enrolled in the HISD medical plan. For more information on where to get tested at no charge, see Benefits.org/COVID-19.

At-home COVID-19 tests available through Express Scripts®
HISD plan members may use their Express Scripts® pharmacy benefit to obtain up to eight at-home COVID-19 tests per month for a $0 copay. The tests are not provided through the medical benefit (Aetna). Visit a participating pharmacy and select a COVID-19 at-home test. Take your test to the pharmacy (not the general check-out register) and present your prescription benefit card to the pharmacist, who will then process the test for a $0 copay. Please see the Express Scripts page for instructions on what to do if the COVID-19 test does not process for $0 copay.

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The Universal Availability Notice:
See Benefits Voluntary Retirement Savings for current information about HISD’s 403(b) savings plan. View a list of service providers, general information about the savings plan, and more. Enroll in a savings plan today.
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1095-Cs have been processed and are on their way: As required, HISD is processing the 1095-Cs, a requirement document that shows your benefits coverage for the 2021 calendar year. These were mailed by January 31. For questions, email BenefitsOffice@HoustonISD.org or call 713-556-6655.

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EAP Webinars
February's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) webinars are designed to help you prioritize your mental wellness:
HISD Benefits Department
Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center
4400 West 18th St. - Route 1
Houston, Texas 77092-8501

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