Please find listed below health and wellness resources available to eligible OSU faculty, staff and students.

PEBB

Kaiser Permanente

Providence

OSU

Weight Watchers At Work

  • Contact: OSU meeting leader is Kimberley Halchishick at her email.
  • March 2021 Newsletter
  • March 2021 Webinar
    • Webinar: WW (Weight Watchers reimagined) will lead a live webinar on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 12:00 PM PT via Zoom. Attendees can learn how to build a meal and find right-for-you portion sizes, discover tips for measuring and portioning, and engage family members including teens and kids. Click here to register today. Everyone is welcome! Available for WW members and non-members. Employees, spouses, and dependents enrolled in a PEBB medical plan can sign up at NO COST to you. Visit PEBB.WW.com to learn more.
  • Invite a Friend!
  • Anyone enrolled in a PEBB medical plan age 18 or older is eligible to participate in WW offerings. Dependents ages 10-17 who are enrolled in a PEBB medical plan are eligible to participate in Kurbo by WW
    • When signing up, use Access ID: 15066304 (formerly Employer ID)​
    • Once prompted for your Health Plan ID, follow the instructions depending on your health plan:
      • Kaiser Permanente Members: Kaiser Permanente Health Record Number (found on your ID Card)
      • Moda Health Members: 9 character ID Number and the 2 digit suffix by your name (found on ID card)
      • Providence Health Plan Members: Providence Health Plan 11 Digit ID Number (found on your ID Card).
    • Questions? Call 1-866-454-2144
      • (Monday-Friday 6:00am-6:00 pm PT; Saturday 6:00am-2:00pm PT)
Virtual Workshops

WW has launched new private virtual workshops for PEBB members. Get ready to see some familiar faces and join together for a weekly workshop guided by a WW Coach. Move closer to your weight-loss and wellness goals in this fun, supportive, private and live Virtual Workshop. Current WW Members can view the Workshop schedule by joining PEBB’s Connect Group here.

  • Not a Member? Learn more about our partnership with WW by visiting PEBB.WW.com

Tobacco Cessation Support

PEBB-eligible employees can receive support through several programs. Learn more.

  • Members in PEBB Statewide, Providence Choice, or Moda plans can call Quit for Life at 1-866-QUIT-4-LIFE (1-866-784-8454). There is also a chat feature. 
  • Members in a Kaiser Permanente plan can call the "Talk With a Health Coach" service at 1-503-286-6816 or 1-866-301-3866 (toll free) and select option 2.

PEBB benefits provide comprehensive support to quit through no-cost access to:

  • Consultations with a trained quit coach who knows how tough it can be to quit and ways to help individuals stay or get back on track
  • Materials to help individuals plan and stick to a personalized quit program
  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Coverage of certain prescribed medications to help in the process of quitting

PacificSource, the health plan provider for graduate students, fellows and post-doctoral scholars provides assistance through Quit for Life here.

Student Health Services (SHS) also offers support to students, faculty and staff through the SHS TOBACCO CESSATION PROGRAM. The program includes:

  • Free nicotine gum or patches.
  • Visits with a Tobacco Cessation Coach to discuss:
    • NRT options and dosage
    • Quit date preparation 
    • Post-quit date strategies
    •  And more!

Services are confidential and free to Oregon State students. Faculty and staff services are $20 for initial visit, $10 for additional visits. If individuals are not ready to meet with a health educator, the Wellness department at SHS has a variety of brochures and educational materials available for students, faculty and staff to assist with tobacco cessation.