News Flash

Posted on: September 17, 2020

SAVE THE DATE: Open Enrollment Starts Next Friday

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Prepare now to complete all forms during the 15-day Open Enrollment period, Friday, October 2 to Friday, October 16 (2020).

For the 2021 plan year, you will see some changes to who administers our plans, but be assured the City’s commitment to ke...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Plano is Tops in Texas

Plano YouTube homepage

Plano’s virtual footprint has expanded tremendously over the past five year. On Monday, September 21, the City’s YouTube channel passed the 10,000 subscriber mark!

 

The consistent posting of high-quality, informative and entert...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Flu Shots are FREE for Employees and Retirees Starting October 5

Get your flu shot sign and date

Connect4Health has partnered with Texas Health Resources to provide FREE flu shots! Vaccinations are available to all active employees (full-time, part-time and temporary) and retirees starting the first week of October. Choose from this schedule of dates...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Fire Prevention Week Takes a Virtual Path for 2020

PFR Chalk it Up for Fire Safety

Everyone enjoyed the annual Plano Fire-Rescue Prevention Week Open Houses, but COVID-19 restrictions forces the event to change. The department invites you to replace the in-person activity with Chalk It Up to Fire Safety during Sunday, October 4 through ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

VIP Team Makes Virtual Stop in Colorado

VIP Sadler and Rebecca Hand

When it comes to addressing the needs of the masses, our Volunteers in Plano (VIP) team is highly regarded in their profession. Bravo to Volunteer Resources Supervisor Corina Sadler and Volunteer Resources Coordinator Rebecca Hand on being selected as fea...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

DEADLINE to Register for Marathon Mania is September 30

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If you’ve ever thought about running a half-, full- or ultra-marathon, the time is NOW! Connect4Health (C4H) is sponsoring another virtual race series for employees! The Team Plano 5K Fun Run was a HUGE success and many of you wanted to do anoth...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Childhood Friends among Plano Police’s New Officers

Faiz Epstein WEB

On August 10, five recruits officially joined our nationally recognized Plano Police Department (PPD). In a brief ceremony, the new officers were sworn in by the Honorable Judge Don Stevenson. Chief Ed Drain and staff welcomed several recruits, including ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

TAAF Picks Parks & Recreation’s Kelly Kessler as Region 7 Director

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Congratulations to Aquatics Supervisor Kelly Kessler, who was recently named the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation’s (TAAF) Region 7 Director. TAAF is a 95-year old nonprofit organization that promotes and organizes amateur athletics throughout ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Remove the Doubt and Learn about Healthy Voting in Texas

Vote 2020 face mask

Voting by mail may be a healthy choice, but there are safe processes in place to ease concerns whether using the mail or in-person options. Learn more at HealthyVoting.org.

Remember, you must register to vote by Monday, October 5 to participate in the Nove...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Sign Up for Fall Recreation Classes Began September 19

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Adventure awaits with Plano Recreation Fall registration for Plano residents. You may have grown up being told to "go find something to do." With our Parks & Recreation offerings, you’ll discover there’s plenty to see and...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Focus on Mental Wellness by “Listening to Self”

Listen to inner voice

Remember when you were a kid about to reach up and touch a hot iron and a loud voice said, “NO…stop!”? You were told, “Don’t touch it, you’ll burn your hand!”  Did you listen ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

What are Your 2022 C4H Premium Incentive Requirements?

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It’s never too early to start thinking about your health and it’s always nice to save money at the same time! Earn your Connect4Health (C4H) Premium Incentive for 2022 by completing two requirements between September 1, 2020 and August...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Open Enrollment Communications Expands to Include Text Messages

Text message to employees

This year, the City will include text messages to communicate Open Enrollment information for the first time. The FIRST thing everyone needs to do is update their personal contact information in PeopleSoft – this applies to all employees and Pre...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Get a Plano Public Library Card and Check Out the World

Library card

Yes, Plano Public Library (PPL) doors are closed, but your access to their wealth of virtual services and programs is still open. The PPL card is your key to the portal of literary wonder, learning opportunities and more importantly, endless distractions ...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Register for the “Be Well, Get Well, Stay Well” Webinar Series

Keep well neon sign

Connect4Health (C4H) is excited to announce a partnership with Village Health Partners to offer an all-encompassing online series. The “Be Well, Get Well, Stay Well” webinars focus on a variety of topics:

  • Dealing with anxiety and emotional eating
  • T...
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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Weight-watchers, It’s Time to Take Care of You!

WW Reimagined WEB

Weight Watchers (WW) is back VIRTUALLY starting September 1! After a few months off, we have worked with Weight Watchers to bring back our program! It’s going to look a little different this time around though because WW “Re-imagined&a...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Plano CRX Saves Money on Prescription Meds

PLANO  CRX logo with med bottles

In 2019, the City implemented a new cost-saving pharmacy mail order program administered by CRX International. This voluntary program is available to eligible employees, pre-65 retirees and their dependents on the City’s UnitedHealthcare medical...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Are You Taking Advantage of Your Hospital GAP Plan?

GAP Insurance Money

If you are enrolled in the American Fidelity Hospital GAP plan, you may not be getting your full benefit. Many employees enroll in the plan, but forget about it or don’t understand what it covers. There are three primary benefits available:

In-Ho...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Pay ONLY a $5 Copay with Catalyst Health Network

Catalyst Health Network logo with 5 dollars

Remember, with the Catalyst Health Network, you may access quality primary care physicians for a $5 copay! The knowledgeable healthcare providers within the Catalyst Health Network (which are all in-network) are available to you at this lower cop...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Track Regional COVID-19 Numbers in Weekly Report

Plano COVID19 social media graphic

Plano’s latest COVID-19 Weekly Report gives additional information on trends over a specific time period. This review covers the following for August 1-7:

  • Collin County hospital bed occupancy
  • Collin County ICU usage
  • Collin County ventilator treatme...
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News Flash

Posted on: July 13, 2017

Training & Development: Virtual Courses are Available

Training Online

Human Resources offers a catalog of virtual training opportunities for all job types and levels. Refer questions to Senior Training Coordinators Tony Beasley or Debbie Speed at 972-941-7339 and 972-941-7217, respectively. 

As we transition to live...

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Training