Coronavirus COVID-19 Response Center

The coronavirus COVID-19 situation is evolving quickly, and Burnham’s primary focus is on the health and wellness of our clients, our people and our communities. Burnham is dedicated to being a calm, clear and educated resource to take care of our clients and their employees throughout this unprecedented event.

We have developed this COVID-19 Response Center to provide the most up-to-the-minute information that impacts you and your employees so you can focus on your business and have peace of mind knowing we fully support you.

It is our responsibility as proactive corporate advocates to demonstrate calmness, confidence and courage during this time. Burnham is committed to being transparent and fully available to you as we navigate this together and to help protect your employees and business.

Please contact your Burnham Consultant if you have any specific questions or would like to have a personalized conversation. You can also email our Burnham COVID-19 Response Team at COVID19response@burnhambenefits.com.

Burnham Focus Video Series

Supporting Your Remote Workforce

Supporting Your Remote Workforce
6 mins, August 2020
Helpful tips and actionable steps for Human Resources teams to best support your workforce, including addressing lower productivity.
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5 Ways COVID-19 is Reshaping HR

COVID-19 Affect on Children & Infants
48 mins, July 2020
Dr. El-Hassan from Kaiser Permanente reviews how COVID-19 can affect children differently, when they should wear masks, and their risk of spread.
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5 Ways COVID-19 is Reshaping HR

5 Ways COVID-19 is Reshaping HR
5 mins, July 2020
Explore how the HR landscape has changed this year including mental health benefits, virtual training, interviewing and more.
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COVID-19 Testing Types & Strategy

COVID-19 Testing Types & Strategy
48 mins, July 2020
Discussion with Dr. Bronstein from Kaiser Permanente on different types of COVID-19 testing: Diagnostic & Antibody/Serology.
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COVID-19 & Life Insurance

COVID-19 & Life Insurance
18 mins, July 2020
Offering Term Life, Permanent Life or Long Term Care as additional coverage for your employees during this time.
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Passport: Symptom Tracking App

Passport: Symptom Tracking App
4 mins, July 2020
There are many employee symptom reporting apps. This video covers and demos one option, Passport, developed by doc.ai and Anthem.
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Latest Key Updates

Employer Information & Resources

Action Step for When Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19
Health plan coverage for coronavirus testing

Government Legislative Updates: Federal, State & Local

Certain Benefit Timeframes Extended Due to COVID-19
President signs $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law
Health Plan Coverage for COVID-19 Testing
Events as they happen: World Health Organization (WHO)
Official U.S. Government Responses
U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories
Individual State Health Department Responses
Coronavirus Relief Bill Temporarily Expanding FMLA and Extending Paid Sick Leave
Treasury, IRS & Labor plans for paid leave and tax credit

Employee Facing Resources

Health Carrier Responses

HR Resources & Online Health

Life & Disability Carrier Responses

Public Sector

Property & Casualty

Mental & Financial Wellness