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Stay Well

Maintaining good health doesn't happen by accident. It requires smart lifestyle choices, dedication, and the occasional checkup and test.  However, the mental and physical benefits of following a healthy lifestyle are significant, and the bottom line is that consistently healthy choices lead to a longer life.

Ask a Nurse 24/7/365*

Ask a Nurse 24/7/365*

Call a Cigna nurse 24/7/365 with any health question at 800-244-6224 or log in to www.myCigna.com and chat (no copayment required).

*For Medical Plan participants

Connect Virtually to a Physician*

Connect Virtually to a Physician*

Get Free Virtual Medical Care (MDLIVE)*
Connect virtually 24/7/365 to board-certified doctors and dermatologists to treat minor medical conditions such as cold or flu, rash, sore throat and mild fever. Available to children and adults.
Log in to www.myCigna.com  > Find Care & Costs > Talk to a Doctor or Nurse 24/7 > Medical, or call 888-726-3171.

Get Virtual and In-Person Medical Care*
Use your Cigna medical plan coverage to receive preventive and well-being services.
Log in to www.myCigna.com  > Find Care & Costs. Locate a network doctor by type or name.
Co-payment required

*For Medical Plan participants

Find Lactation Rooms

Find Lactation Rooms

In support of our breastfeeding moms, check out the list of BJC and Washington University lactation rooms that provide privacy, a comfortable chair, an electrical outlet and more.  The Medical Campus (BJH/SLCH) lactation rooms are listed at the top of the webpage.  Lactation rooms on other BJC campuses are listed towards the bottom.

Learn more

Get Better Sleep*

Get Better Sleep*

6-week online program designed by sleep experts and based on cognitive and behavioral techniques. 

*For Medical Plan participants

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Get Counseling*

Get Counseling*

Get Free Virtual Counseling (MDLIVE)*
Connect 24/7/365 virtually to a licensed therapist or psychiatrist trained to treat many non-emergency conditions (e.g., anxiety, depression, stress).
Log in to www.myCigna.com  > Find Care & Costs > Talk to a Doctor or Nurse 24/7 > Counseling > MDLIVE, or call 888-726-3171.

Get Virtual & In-Person Counseling*
Use your Cigna medical plan mental health services to work with a licensed therapist or psychiatrist to improve your emotional well-being and mental health.
Log in to www.myCigna.com  > Find Care & Costs. Locate a network doctor by type or name.
Co-payment required

Use Emotional Well-Being Apps*
Connect with counselors by phone, video or text at Ginger, Talkspace, Alma, Sondermind, Brightside and more.
Log in to www.myCigna.com  > Find Care & Costs > Talk to a Doctor or Nurse 24/7 > Counseling.
Copayment required

*Medical Plan Participants only

Get Nutrition Counseling*

Get Nutrition Counseling*

Up to $1,000 worth of nutrition counseling services per calendar year, with no out-of-pocket expenses, through a BJC facility provider or a Cigna network provider.

*For Medical Plan participants

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Get Preventive Health Care

Get Preventive Health Care

BJC’s Medical Plan covers preventive care at no additional cost to you and your covered dependents when you use a Cigna provider in your network.

View a list of preventive services

*Medical Plan Participants only

Get Screened for Free

Get Screened for Free

BJC provides employees access to a free health screening every year. The at-work health screening takes about 15 minutes to complete and includes height, weight, waist circumference, blood pressure and a finger-stick blood draw for total cholesterol and blood glucose levels.

BJC at-work health screening schedule

Join the THRIVE and Resiliency Groups on Yammer

Join the THRIVE and Resiliency Groups on Yammer

Follow the THRIVEbyBJC and Resiliency Yammer groups to receive health care tips and resources.

Manage Weight

Manage Weight

Weight Watchers offers ways to learn how to achieve and then maintain a healthy body weight. BJC offers team members discounted and subsidized rates for the plans.

Weight Watchers

Omada is an online program clinically designed to help participants reduce their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Includes a 16-week core curriculum, a personal health coach and a smart digital scale.

Omada*

*Medical Plan Participants Only

Prevent & Manage Diabetes*

Prevent & Manage Diabetes*

Omada is an online program clinically designed to help participants reduce their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Includes a 16-week core curriculum, a personal health coach and a smart digital scale.

Omada

The Livongo for Diabetes Program helps participants live healthier lives by providing diabetes information, a connected glucose meter, access to certified diabetes educators, and unlimited test strips and lancets.

Livongo

*For Medical Plan participants

Quit using Tobacco

Quit using Tobacco

Quit For Life® has helped millions of people quit and it can help you too. Connect with one-on-one support to beat urges, manage withdrawal symptoms and change your habits so you can enjoy life nicotine free.

Sign up

Free for Medical Plan participants. Non-medical plan participants will pay the tax (est. $55) on the value of the program.

Watch BJC Med Talks

Watch BJC Med Talks

BJC Med Talks introduces health professionals, doctors, community leaders and patients who have important messages to share on topics such as cancer treatment, water safety, kids in the kitchen and much more.

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