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Inquiries from Patients about Safety In Response to COVID-19 Positive Staff Members

As you may have seen in the news, we do have a few staff members at Mission Hospital who have tested positive for COVID-19. This may prompt questions from your friends and family, and we want you to have factual information to share with them. Please use the below messages if you are asked about […]

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Benefits

Important HR Updates for All Team Members as Reboot Continues

Updated June 24, 2020 Great news, team member! HCA Healthcare and Mission Health are continuing pandemic pay through July for those who are currently eligible. Quarantine pay and related programs, such as the hotel program, will also continue for team members caring for COVID-19 patients. A Message from Sheila Meadows, Regional Vice President of Human Resources […]

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Infection Prevention

Getting Ready for Summer Travel? Here’s What You Need to Know

As restrictions from North Carolina’s stay-at-home order begin to lift, we know several of you may be planning travel for Memorial Day and throughout the summer and we wanted to make you aware of a change to our travel policy. Effective immediately, team members who return from travel without symptoms of any illness, including COVID-19, […]

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Headlines

Resumption of Procedures at Mission Health Facilities

Team members, As we continue to monitor the dynamic shifts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mission Health has begun to thoughtfully re-introduce certain procedures and surgeries at our facilities. These procedures have been classified within tiers of urgency and acuity, allowing us to prioritize services as we take a measured approach to this transition. You will […]

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GPTWP

HR Lobby at 1 Hospital Drive – Temporarily Closed + What You Need to Know

In an effort to honor social distancing guidelines and continue protecting our staff and patients, the HR Lobby on the 6th floor of 1 Hospital Drive in Asheville will be temporarily closing to employees and visitors (badge access only) starting Tuesday, April 14, 2020 until further notice due to COVID-19 pandemic. Alternate ways to contact […]

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Benefits

Support and Resources for Team Members during COVID-19

Updated June 22, 2020 During this time of increased worry and uncertainty, we want to share with our team members additional resources for you to explore. From building resilience to childcare resources to checking in on your investments, we want to ensure that you can easily access these tools. Look through this support bundle to […]

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Benefits

Reach Your Weight Loss Goals with Mission Weight Management

Hey Team Member! Are you interested in learning more about weight loss? The Mission Weight Management program offers comprehensive weight-loss options personalized for you. We offer the latest surgical and nonsurgical options, providing access to support, education and guidance to ensure your long-term success. Visit missionweightmanagement.org to request an in-person consultation or to watch a […]

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Benefits

Waiting to receive your Health Plan ID cards? Update from MedCost on your Health Plan ID cards

The beginning of the new year is a time for resolutions, change and the start of your 2020 benefits! Among all the new year changes, one thing that may not be changing for you this year is your Health Plan ID cards. If you did not make any changes to your health plan coverage from […]

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Caring Connection

Flu Season Ahead – What You Need to Know about This Year’s Flu Vaccine and Exemption Process

This article was for the 2019 flu season. Mission Health recognizes that getting an annual flu vaccine is one of the best ways to protect our patients, community and fellow team members from harm. This season, staff will be required to get their flu shot by 5 pm on November 1, 2019, unless approved for an exemption. As we prepare […]

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Caring Connection

Are You Immune from Measles? Consider Getting the MMR Vaccine

Measles is increasing at an alarming rate across the country. Although western North Carolina hasn’t had any confirmed cases, we remain vulnerable due to below-average immunization rates in the area. Could measles come to western North Carolina? We can’t say for sure, but we do know that Mission Health will be prepared. To ensure we […]

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