Benefits Spotlight

On-Site Faculty/Staff Flu Clinics Start 10/16! This year's flu vaccine will protect against four virus strains most common during the upcoming season. Limited high dose flu vaccines will be available at each clinic for faculty/staff 65 years and older. To receive a flu shot, Brown IDs are REQUIRED. Please bring your medical insurance card and your completed consent form. Please wear clothing that allows for easy access to the upper arm. 

Brown University is once again participating in the National College/University Flu Challenge.  Help us win first place this year in this friendly competition by taking a 10 second survey when you get your vaccination. All you'll need is your cell phone. Learn more

Brown employees can also receive their flu vaccine at their local pharmacy.  Members must show their OptumRx prescription ID card.  There is $0 copay for members.

No Co-Pays for In-Center AND In-Home Back-Up Care: 10/1-10/31! With Bright Horizons Back-Up Care™, you can spare yourself the scramble of finding replacement care. Bright Horizons will arrange high-quality care for a loved one whenever you need an extra hand. Even better, this October you can reserve back-up care for a child, parent or adult loved one at no cost — Bright Horizons is waiving your copay! Sign up and reserve back-up care at a center near you or in-home care when:  

  • Your child’s school or child care center is closed
  • The nanny or sitter is on vacation
  • You’re transitioning between care arrangements

Learn more and register.

Did you know Brown provides employees with many retirement resources on healthcare, finances, and emotional readiness? For more information, view the For Faculty Considering Retirement or For Staff Considering Retirement webpages. Also, join Wellness at Brown this fall for a menu of great programs to help you plan for a secure retirement. Learn more.