This page provides information on resources available through the university's medical plan administrator and our Employee Assistance Program. For information on the campus response to the coronavirus pandemic, please visit University Response to COVID-19.

Employee Assistance Program

The university's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) has resources available related to COVID-19.

Online access: You can receive information by going to and register as a new user of log-in. Enter University of Puget Sound for company name when you register.

Some of the resources available include:

  • Resiliency Resources
  • Working From home
  • Financial Support

Telephone consultations: You can speak confidentially with an experienced professional who will provide information, resources, and referrals. Toll-free telephone access is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at the following toll-free, multi-lingual number: 800.433.2320.


Premera, is regularly updating their website with information on COVID-19.  Please see their website for information and frequently asked questions.  You can also find information on getting care for COVID-19 (PDF).

Premera is encouraging the use of virtual care when possible at this time. Virtual care options enable you to access care without leaving your house.


Teledoc (PDF) allows you and your covered dependents to receive virtual care by a board-certified doctor.  If you haven't used Teledoc before, here's how to get started (have your insurance card available):

  • Visit Sign In at
  • Click Set Up Account
  • Enter required information, including the fields on the My Medical History tab

You can access Teledoc by phone at 855.332.4059, or by video.

24-Hour NurseLine

Call the 24-hour NurseLine for advice 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year.

When you call the NurseLine at 800.841.8343, your call is answered quickly by a registered nurse.  The nurse will ask you questions and help you decide what to do.

Premera Coverage Related to COVID-19

Cost shares, including copays, deductible and coinsurance, have been waived for all COVID-19 related testing and treatments, or health complications associated with COVID-19, effective January 1 through October 1, 2020. This applies to both inpatient and outpatient treatment, including hospitalizations and medical transportation, and FDA-approved medications delivered inpatient for both in and out of network providers. All cost shares for telehealth services are also waived.


TIAA is rolling out a Market Volatility webinar to support employees during these unprecedented times. There are three different times to accommodate schedules.  Please see the webinar flyer (PDF) to see available times and how to enroll.

Other resources provided by TIAA on investments during uncertainty are on the TIAA website. You can also review these additional articles recommended by TIAA:

Other Resources