Release Date: November 2020
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November 2020

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program

We are very pleased to provide you with information about “The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program”. The Board recently approved a resolution that provides direction about sharing this information with San Mateo employees to help find solutions for employees growing student loan debt...

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Release Date: August 2020
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August 2020

Help for Those Affected by Northern California Wildfires in Lake, Monterey, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and Yolo Counties

FEMA Assistance Available -- Apply Now


On Saturday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the White House approved California's request for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to bolster the state's emergency response to wildfires burning in Northern California and support impacted...

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August 2020

VSP Local Fire Response

With hundreds of fires throughout California, and so many close to you, your employees and their families, we wanted to let you now that we are ready to support those being affected.


We’re working directly with our network doctors, business partners, and relief agencies, including the...

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August 2020

Emergency Housing for those affected by Fires

If a family of 1 or 2 persons is in need of housing for a couple of months or longer, they are welcome to apply to the Home sharing program.  They and the home provider would make the final decision if they are a match for each other.  


Anyone is able to put their name...

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Release Date: August 2020
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August 2020

August 2020 Wildfires: Reminder of EAP Services for Affected Employees

August 2020 Wildfires: Reminder of EAP Services for Affected Employees


Many states in our country are currently experiencing an aggressive wildfire season that has been complicated by dry...

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Release Date: April 2020
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April 2020

Childcare Resources for County Employees during COVID-19

Please visit the County's COVID-19 Information page on the intranet for more information about the resource available to employees.


​Some of our partners are willing to evaluate hours of operations and potential locations based on the County of San Mateo needs for essential service...

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Release Date: April 2020
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April 2020 Telephone

Continue to Get the Care You Need

As always, please contact your health care provider if you have any health concerns or questions and they will advise you on next steps and the best way to receive the care you need.


As a Kaiser member, you have many ways to connect with your health care provider without having to leave...

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April 2020 mySmartCare

Deadline for Submitting 2019 FSA Claims Extended!

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the deadline to submit your 2019 FSA claims has been extended for one month from the original deadline of March 31.





 

Health Care FSA...

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April 2020 Workday

Decreasing your 2020 Dependent Care FSA

Childcare and/or school closures during the shelter in place order is a qualified event that allows you to decrease your 2020 Dependent Care FSA election amount. Unfortunately, waiving coverage completely would not be approved.


You will need to process an event on Workday following the...

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April 2020 Optum Bank

CARES ACT: Update to Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA)

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law. The CARES Act includes important provisions that make over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and menstrual products FSA and HSA-eligible expenses without a prescription.


These...

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