The Vanderbilt Health Employer Solutions team frequently shares original articles and videos with employers that they can use to support their employees’ health and well-being. Recent stories have focused on preventive health, ideas for contending with stress and anxiety, and more. Here’s a recap of the latest:
• Priority on Prevention: To motivate employees to reach a higher bar in terms of their physical health and well-being, the team highlighted the need to connect to a primary care provider and schedule preventive health screenings. We also shared a new video that took a deeper dive into the benefits of Vanderbilt Executive Health Physicals and the precautions this clinic is taking in light of COVID-19.
• Anxiety-Busting Tips: The pandemic has had a detrimental effect on the mental health of all Americans, with the Kaiser Family Foundation reporting 45% of American adults are experiencing increased anxiety and depression. A recent article offered five ways to combat the constant undercurrent of COVID-19 stress.
• Infectious Disease Recommendations: Last month, we shared new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for people who are self-isolating with COVID-19. We also shared a video series from Vanderbilt Health infectious disease experts.