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July 23, 2021MEMOS:
  • Blood Drive 7/29/2021-Sign-Up Today!!
  • Free Brain Health Workshops -Registration information can be found at: www.dekalbroe.org/professional-development
  • July 27th 9am - 10am, -An Introduction to the DASH Eating Plan
  • August 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm, -Self-care and Trauma for Grownups and Kids, Too
  • August 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm, -Stress Management and Mindfulness
  • July 9, 2021Frontline July Employee Topic Included:: Develop the Habit of Active Listening; Caregiving Apps Make It Easier; Can Exercise Prevent the Worst of COVID-19 Illness?; Finding Your Emotional Intelligence Gap; Equity in the Workplace: What is Your Role? Morning Grogginess: Try Avoiding the Snooze Button; Diagnosing Compulsive Buying-Spending Disorder; and New Stress of Going Back to Work.
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    Frontline July Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:
  • Delta Dental Coverage Begins 7/1/2021-Replacing Met Life dental coverage
  • Blood Drive 7/29/2021-Sign-Up Today!!
  • Free Brain Health Workshops -Registration information can be found at: www.dekalbroe.org/professional-development
  • July 13, 5pm - 6:30pm,- Clear the Air: Strategies for Quitting Smoking
  • July 20, 9:30am - 10am, -Family Zumba
  • July 27. 9am - 10am, -An Introduction to the DASH Eating Plan
  • August 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm, -Self-care and Trauma for Grownups and Kids, Too
  • August 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm, -Stress Management and Mindfulness

  • Tax Tip 2021-98: What taxpayers need know about using the IRS Tax Withholding Estimator
    IRS Tax Witholding Estimator
    IRS Link to Tax Witholding Estimator
    June 25, 2021MEMOS:
  • Dental Dental Coverage Begins 7/1/2021-Replacing Met Life dental coverage
  • Brain Health Workshops -Registration information can be found at www.dekalbroe.org

  • July 13 & 27
    August 10th
    June 11, 2021Frontline June Employee Topic Included:: Affected by ‘Headline Stress Disorder’?; Keep Safety in Your Summer; Have a Burnout Prevention Plan; Please, Report Sexual Harassment; Race-Based Traumatic Stress; The Pandemic and Prolonged Grief; Leadership Skills Can Be Learned; and Parental Tips: Reducing Dating Violence.
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    Frontline June Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:
  • New Dental Carrier -Delta Dental
  • Brain Health Workshops -Registration information can be found at www.dekalbroe.org

  • June 15 & 29
    July 13 & 27
    August 10th


    May 28, 2021MEMOS:
  • New Dental Carrier -Delta Dental
  • Brain Health Workshops -Registration information can be found at www.dekalbroe.org

  • May 18 at 9am-10am
    June 3, 15, 29
    July 13 & 27
    August 10th

    May 14, 2021Frontline May Employee Topic Included:: Mental Health Awareness Month: What’s Normal, What’s Not?; May Is Stroke Awareness Month; Not Enough Feedback?; Stop Procrastinating with the Five-Second Rule; Be a Self-starter to Attract More Opportunity; Witnessing Death and Injury in the Workplace; Do You Have “Smiling Depression?” and Your First Back to Work Team Meeting.
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    Frontline May Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:
  • New Dental Carrier -Delta Dental

  • Wellness Virtual Events for Employees Hosted by Kishwaukee YMCA
    May 25th at Noon -Tai Chi

  • Brain Health Workshops -Registration information can be found at www.dekalbroe.org
    May 18 at 9am-10am
    June 3, 15, 29
    July 13 & 27
    August 10th


  • April 30, 2021MEMOS:
  • ICMA Webinars through May & June Register Now!
  • Courage to Quit (Smoking) Classes Begins May 11th.
         Registration Closes May 4th. Email pforbes@dekalbcounty.org
  • Virtual Events for Employees Hosted by Kishwaukee YMCA
         May 13th at Noon -Chair Yoga
         May 25th at Noon -Tai Chi




  • April 16, 2021MEMOS:
  • ICMA Webinars April 21st April 22nd & April 30th Register Now!
  • Employee Assistance Program - What is it? Learn more on the website!




  • April 2, 2021Frontline April Employee Topics Include: Helping First Responders: Peer Influence and Suicide Prevention; Does Diet Affect Mental Health?; Do I Need Professional Counseling?; Customer Service Tip: Stop the Stress Before It Starts; Dozing at Your Desk?; Good First Impressions Like a Bit of Insurance; “ePresenteeism”—A Risk for Remote Workers; Coping with Next Day Anxiety
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    Frontline April Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:
  • Blood Drive on April 5, 2021
    Blood Drive hosted by the Health Department on April 5, 2021 11:30AM - 3:30PM
    To schedule your donation, contact Chessa at ckendrick@dekalbcounty.org with desired appointment time or call 800-786-4483 or visit www.versiti.org/IL

  • The NW Medicine Wellness Center waives fee and the YMCA has corporate discount rates. -Call Angie on signing up! 815-895-1635
  • March 19, 2021MEMOS:
  • Check out our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Use IRS Tax Withholding Estimator to update Federal W-4

  • March 5, 2021Frontline March Employee Topics Include: On-the-Job Accident Prevention: "Law of Large Numbers"; Thinking about Quitting Your Job?; Do You Live with a Problem Gambler?; Supporting a Partner with Anxiety; Time Management: Time Nuggets; Presenteeism: Working While Sick; and Overcoming the Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown.
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    Frontline March Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    February 19, 2021MEMOS:March 1st Nationwide webinar AND virtual meetings regarding retirement! Sign up today!
    Use IRS Tax Withholding Estimator to update Federal W-4
    February 5, 2021Frontline February Employee Topics Include: Group Therapy Power; Language That Empowers Workplace Diversity; Editable Cannabis Products: How Much Do You Know?; Men—It’s Okay to Talk about Your Feelings; Getting Out of a Couples Rut; Don’t Give Up on Your Goal; Opioids in Construction Trades; and How to Help Someone Stop Smoking.
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    Frontline February Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:
    Nationwide's Offers Retirement Workshops in February. Sign up today!
    January 22, 2021MEMOS:
    Nationwide's Offers Retirement Workshops. Sign up today!
    January 8, 2021Frontline January Employee Topics Include: New to Customer Service by Phone?; Stalking Prevention Month: Yes, That is Stalking; Use a Site Blocker When Self-Discipline Fails; Being Positive May Reduce Memory Decline; Make Your Goals Happen in 2021; Are You Glamorizing Overwork? and Your Stress Management “Urgency Kit”.
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    Frontline January Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:
    Does Finance have your correct address? Beneficiaries change this year? Go to irs.gov for Paycheck Checkup to check taxes!!

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    2020 Payroll Stuffers
    DateTitle
    Dec. 24, 2020MEMOS:
    Does Finance have your correct address? Beneficiaries change this year? Go to irs.gov for Paycheck Checkup to check taxes!!
    Dec. 11, 2020Frontline December Employee Topics Include: Tips for Post-Election Holiday Gatherings; Yes, that is Emotional Abuse; COVID-19 Prevention Tip: Mouthwash; Pandemic Pain and Young People; National Impaired Driving Awareness Month; The EAP Can Do That; Helping a Loved One Cope with Chronic Pain; and Health Effects of Loneliness
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    Frontline December Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:
    Does Finance have your correct address? Beneficiaries change this year? Go to irs.gov for Paycheck Checkup to check taxes!!
    Nov. 27, 2020MEMOS:
  • Blood Drive 12/02 includes COVID antibody test.
    Wellness Screening ends 12/08 - 20 people more to reach next reward!
  • Nov. 13, 2020Frontline November Employee Topics Include: Do Not Forget Flu Season; Hidden Stress Hazards of Remote Workers; Should You Lend Money to a Coworker; Boredom and the Pandemic; National Caregivers Month; Alcohol & Prescription Drugs Don't Mix; Leading a Meeting with Impact; and Thanksgiving Safety--Yes, It Is Possible.
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    Frontline November Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:
  • Wellness Day on Tuesday, November 17th, 2020. Register Now!
  • NCPERS (Life insurance) Open Enrollment begins 11/02/20.
  • Oct. 30, 2020MEMOS:
    NCPERS (Life Insurance) Open Enrollment begins 11/02/2020.
    Wellness Screening at Gathertorium November 17, 2020. Must Sign Up!!

    Nationwide Retirement Seminars September - November 2020 Sign Up Now!
    Oct. 16, 2020MEMOS:
    Health Insurance Open Enrollment Ends October 23rd!
    Nationwide Retirement Seminars September - November 2020 Sign Up Now!
    Oct. 2, 2020Frontline October Employee Topics Include: Breast Cancer Awareness and Alcohol Use; SmartMom App Helps Single Parents; Protect Against IP Address Hacking; Is a Psychiatric Emergency; Coping with a Furlough; Using Anti-anxiety Medications; Parkinson's Law --a Remote Worker's Bugaboo; and Election Politics and the Workplace.
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    Frontline October Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:
  • Health Insurance Open Enrollment Begins 10/05-10/23
  • CANCELED Flu Shots at 2 Locations on Thursday, October 15th -Courthouse & the Administrative Building. RESCHEDULED TO October 23. Watch for time and location TBA.
  • Two Options for Wellness Screenings
  • (10/13 in DeKalb at the COB)
  • OR
  • (11/17 in Sycamore in the Gathertorium)

  • Sept. 18, 2020MEMOS:
    Health Insurance Open Enrollment Starts in October!
    Nationwide Retirement Seminars September - November 2020 Sign Up Now!
    Sept. 4, 2020Frontline September Employee Topics Include: When Tragedy Strikes at Work; Use "Distancing" to Think Calmly Under Pressure; Kid Solutions to Coping with COVID; Drug of Abuse Resurgence: GHB; Reduce Squabbles to Increase Productivity While Working from Home; Find the Answer with This Brainstorming Tool; Benefits of Brisk Walking; and Tips for Making Better Impression at Work.
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    Frontline September Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    August 21, 2020MEMOS:
    Mid-Year Paycheck Checkup! Are these current?
  • Address?
  • Beneficiaries?
  • Deductions?
    Update your Payroll Forms
  • August 7, 2020Frontline August Employee Topics Include: Managing “COVID Fatigue”; Preparing to Go Back to School; Alcoholics Anonymous and COVID-19; Don’t Mess with Melanoma; Reduce Screen Time and Be More Productive; and Stress Management Tip: Reframing
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    Frontline August Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:
    Mid-Year Paycheck Checkup! Are these current?
  • Address?
  • Beneficiaries?
  • Deductions?
    Update your Payroll Forms

    Nationwide has announced next month’s series of Retirement 101 webinars:
    • Monday, August 10th and Tuesday, August 11th -Retirement Planning 101: Your Guide To Preparing For A More Secure Retirement”.
      This presentation is geared towards employees who are not currently enrolled in the 457 plan, or anyone who wants a refresher on the importance of saving and planning for retirement. It is a high-level view of the features and benefits of the 457 plan and how it fits into the overall financial picture.

      Monday’s session will begin at 9:30. Tuesday’s sessions will be at 9:30 and again at 1:00. Each session should last no more than 45 minutes and we will be happy to answer questions at the end. Anyone interested in attending one of these sessions should *contact me directly and I will provide them with the appropriate GoToMeeting link.

    • August 25th -Healthcare in Retirement webinar
    • Printable Flyer

    *Brian W Miller, CFP, CRC
    Sr. Retirement Specialist
    Nationwide Financial
    W 847-573-0156 | F 866-786-1578
    milleb24@nationwide.com
  • July 24, 2020MEMOS:
    Mid-Year Paycheck Checkup! Are these current?
  • Address?
  • Beneficiaries?
  • Deductions?
    Update your Payroll Forms

    Nationwide has announced next month’s series of Retirement 101 webinars:
    • Monday, August 10th and Tuesday, August 11th -Retirement Planning 101: Your Guide To Preparing For A More Secure Retirement”.
      This presentation is geared towards employees who are not currently enrolled in the 457 plan, or anyone who wants a refresher on the importance of saving and planning for retirement. It is a high-level view of the features and benefits of the 457 plan and how it fits into the overall financial picture.

      Monday’s session will begin at 9:30. Tuesday’s sessions will be at 9:30 and again at 1:00. Each session should last no more than 45 minutes and we will be happy to answer questions at the end. Anyone interested in attending one of these sessions should *contact me directly and I will provide them with the appropriate GoToMeeting link.

    • August 25th -Healthcare in Retirement webinar
    • Printable Flyer

    *Brian W Miller, CFP, CRC
    Sr. Retirement Specialist
    Nationwide Financial
    W 847-573-0156 | F 866-786-1578
    milleb24@nationwide.com

  • July 10, 2020Frontline July Employee Topics Include: When a Coworker has Cancer; Resources for Parenting in COVID Times; SHRM's Workplace Model for Discussions about Race; Inhalants Abuse: It's Still Around; Remote Worker Dieting and Fitness Tips; Try a Formula to Solve Problems; Overcome Struggles with Tardiness; and Questions to Bring to a Professional Counselor.
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    Frontline July Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:
    • YMCA Deductions resume with this payroll
    • Nationwide is scheduling Virtual Visits online.

    June 26, 2020MEMOS:

    • Nationwide is scheduling Virtual Visits online.
    • YMCA deductions resuming in July

    June 12, 2020Frontline June Employee Topics Include: Three “To-Do’s” with Your New Boss; You’re Committed, So Show It; Fried Food and Focus Don’t Mix; Avoid Aggressive Driving; Lessons from Social Distancing: Loneliness as a Health Concern; Bored with a Great Job?; Stress Management for Pandemic Heroes and Curb Impulse Purchases to Save Money .
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    Frontline June Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:
    In lieu of our quarterly face to face meetings with Nationwide they are offering phone or virtual appointments. Please see the flyer below for scheduling. You can click anywhere on the flyer to take you to the online scheduling system.
    May 29 2020MEMOS:

    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 815-748-8334 for help coping.
    • Dependent Insurance Audit due to Finance June 10, 2020

    May 15, 2020MEMOS:

    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 815-748-8334 for help coping. Register Now for virtual visits before you need one!!!

    • Wellness Virtual May Employee Events: Yoga and Nutrition Coaching Classes Sign Up Now!
      Yoga Classes 5/20 & 5/26. Nutrition Coaching Class 5/21

    May 1, 2020Frontline May Employee Topics Include: Have a Team Refresher Meeting; Don’t Tough Out Acute Stress Disorder; Parenting Stress, Isolation, and Coronavirus; Grief, Loss, and the Pandemic; Avoid Virtual Harassment as a Remote Employee; Prevent ARDS Effects of COVID-19; Managing Workplace Criticism; and Challenges of Working Remotely
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    Frontline May Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:

    • Flex spending & Health Savings account cover OTC (over-the-counter) meds and virtual/TelMed visits. Register Now for virtual visits before you need one!!!

    April 17, 2020MEMOS:

    • Flex spending & Health Savings account cover OTC (over-the-counter) meds and virtual/TelMed visits. Register Nowfor virtual visits before you need one!!!

    • Brian Miller from Nationwide will be offering a Market Volatility Workshop for employees of DeKalb County on Friday, April 24 at 1:00 PM. This seminar is available to employees whether you are currently in the County’s 457(b) plan or not. You can contact Brian via phone at (847) 573-0156 or via email at milleb24@nationwide.com to register to attend. He will reply with instructions on how to attend the online workshop. READ MORE
    April 3, 2020Frontline April Employee Topics Include: Does Relationship Addiction Affect You?; Exercise Motivation Tip: Sign a Contract; Coronavirus Links: Worth a Look; Improve Depression Treatment with Talk Therapy; COVID-19: Reducing Fear and Anxiety; Intervening with a Troubled Teen; Try an Addiction Medicine Physician; Maintain Healthy Lungs to Fight COVID-19.
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    Frontline April Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:


    EAP Offers Tips About Coronavirus:



    March 20, 2020MEMOS:
    YMCA deductions are suspended until further notice!
    Confused by the 2020 W-4? IRS Tax Estimator can help!
    March 6, 2020Frontline March Employee Topics Include: Strengthen Your Immune System; Fear and Facts about COVID-19 Coronavirus; Using an EAP When the Problem Isn't Yours; Music Can Make More of Exercise!; March Is Optimism Month; Should You Freeze Your Credit Report?; Flip the Script to Fight Negativity; and Supporting a Suicide Loss Survivor.
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    Frontline March Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:
    Nationwide is scheduled to be here March 18, 2020. Talk retirement or just ask some questions.
    Confused by the 2020 W-4? IRS Tax Estimator can help!

    February 21, 2020MEMOS:
    Medical test needed? Check out Benefit Value Advisor/Member Rewards for cash rewards!
    Confused by the 2020 W-4? IRS Tax Estimator can help!
    February 7, 2020Frontline February Employee Topics Include: Is past Trauma Still Affection You?; Avoid Financial Health Denial; Help for Compulsive Video Gaming; First Responders, Relationships & Stress; Keeping Work Stress from Coming Home; Making the Most of a Bad Day at Work; Couples Counseling: Finding Motivation to Go; and Mechanics of Making Deadlines.
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    Frontline February Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    January 24, 2020MEMOS:
    • Medical test needed? Benefit Value Adviser/Member Reward for cash rewards! Too Sick to go out? Try a Virtual Visit!
    January 10, 2020Frontline January Employee Topics Include: Bystander to Domestic Abuse; Heads Up! Younger Persons Injured More Often; Election Year Politics and Office Talk; Improve the Relationship with Your Boss; Deciding to Stop Enabling; Overcoming Everyday Anxiety; Should You See a Therapist?; and Stopping a Bad Habit in 2020.
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    Frontline January Supervisor
    Questions & Answers

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    MEMOS:
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