Information and Resources on COVID-19

The University of Chicago wants to make sure we all get through these difficult times together. Please review What you need to know about Coronavirus Disease for a better understanding of COVID-19 and What to do if you are sick? for information on next steps if you are not feeling well. 

BCBS Resources 

For tips on what we can do to stay safe and prevent the virus from spreading please read BCBS What is Coronavirus?

COVID-19 Resources for Active Faculty and Staff

For up-to-date information on health, welfare and retirement changes during this time please review COVID-19 Benefit Information for Active Faculty and Staff

COVID-19 Resources for Retirees

For up-to-date information on the Retiree Medical Plans we encourage our retirees to review COVID-19 Benefit Information for Retirees

CVS Caremark

Making sure you have access to your medications is our priority. We would like to remind you that, as part of your prescription benefit plan, you can have your medications delivered to your home. For more information please take a look at how you can get your medications without leaving your house

CVS Health opened 17 new COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Illinois.  These new sites will utilize self-swab tests and mark the next phase of Aetna’s nationwide COVID-19 testing strategy. A complete list of all the new National testing sites can be found here.

Self-swab tests will be available to individuals meeting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria, in addition to age guidelines.  Patients must register in advance at to schedule an appointment.  For more information, see their press release here.


Perspectives’ Employee Assistance Program recognizes that the outbreak of COVID-19 can be a scary and stressful time. For information on how to contact the Employee Assistance Program during this time please review the EAP Flyer

Please review a special feature by Perspectives, What You Need to Know about Social Distancing.

Struggling to find a work-life balance when working from home? Take a look at the latest flyer from Perspectives, Juggling the Demands of Working at Home