Pfizer Vaccine – Booster Shot
Calhoun Country Public Health Department has made available the third dose (booster) of the Pfizer vaccine for all KCC employees, if they meet certain criteria.
According to the CCPHD, education staff – which includes all KCC employees – who are 18 or older, who received the Pfizer vaccine previously and who received it at least six months ago are eligible for the booster.
The health department is administering doses at the following:
Wednesday, October 6, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 pm at the Crossroads Church (717 US Highway 27, Marshall). Wednesday, October 13, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 pm at Battle Creek YMCA Multi Sports Complex (66 Cherry Street, Battle Creek) and Wednesday, October 20 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 pm at Opportunity High School (225 E. Watson Street, Albion).
Open Enrollment 2022
The end of the year is fast approaching, open enrollment (OE) is just around the corner! OE will be held from Monday, November 1 through Friday, November 12, 2021, to elect your insurance coverage for 2022.
Your KCC election form will be mailed to your home address, or if you prefer, can be picked up in the HR office.
Watch for up coming announcements in Yammer and KCC Broadcast(s) for insurance education sessions.
Payroll has moved to Finance…where do I go for questions?
COVID-19 Work at Home Guide
Kellogg Community College permits remote work by employees who fill positions that have been designated, by their Vice President or Administrator, as eligible for remote work.
Please refer to this informational guideline document, outlining your work at home responsibilities COVID-19 Work at Home Guide
BCBSM is promoting online care visits and telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic. The College health plans for Administration, Faculty, Support and Maintenance all offer this coverage.
Here’s how to get started:
- Mobile – Download the BCBSM Online Visits app
- Web – Visit bcbsmonlinevisits.com
- Phone – Call 1-844-606-1608
Add your Blue Cross health care plan information now to have it ready.
Medical online visits are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, on demand or by appointment. You can use it to treat minor illnesses such as colds and respiratory infections when your primary care doctor isn’t available. You also can use behavioral health visits to speak with a therapist or psychiatrist to address challenges you’re facing such as grief, anxiety and depression. Therapy and psychiatry are available by appointment.
- Embracing Diversity and Differences
- World Mental Health Day 2021 – October 10th
- HelpNet Lifeline Fall Issue 2021
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
All KCC employees, both faculty and staff, should be familiar with FERPA and how we address student privacy at the College. Please refer to this informational guideline document, outlining your responsibilities as an employee to protect student information. https://www.kellogg.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/FERPA-KCC.pdf
Remember, when in doubt, do not release information. Always call the Registrar’s Office at 269-965-5522 first.