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Allan Kujala, IPMA-CP, CLRP, CGBA - Director

555 Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901

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HR Current News

Employee feedback is vital for Diversity & Inclusion Study - Sept. 6! :

Please help Kent County become an even greater place to work! Your participation in an upcoming confidential Focus Group meeting is critical for an accurate understanding of our recruitment, selection... (Read more)

Earn a $150 wellness check for Biometric Screening event - Oct. 19! :

Mark your calendars for Friday, October 19, 2018 for the biggest most awesome Employee Health & Wellness Fair ever, because this year you can participate in a FREE Biometric Screening and get a $150 c... (Read more)

More A's to Q's about Health Insurance switch to Aetna/DVHT :

A number of Questions were posed and Answered in a previous Employee News Blog posting dated July 18. Here are some more queries about the transition to our new health insurance provider – Delaware Va... (Read more)

Join the County's Safety effort during Safe+Sound Week: Aug. 13-19 :

At Kent County Levy Court, you—our talented and dedicated employees—are our most valuable asset. That’s why it’s our top priority to keep you safe and healthy, so that you return home to family and lo... (Read more)

Health Insurance switch to AETNA generates Qs & Answers :

Kent County’s new health insurance provider – Delaware Valley Health Trust (DVHT) utilizing the Aetna healthcare provider network became effective July 1, 2018 and I.D. cards were mailed to all enroll... (read more)

No Aetna I.D. card yet? Contact the Personnel Office promptly! :

Effective July 1, 2018, Kent County transitioned health insurance coverage to the Delaware Valley Health Trust (DVHT), a self-insured consortium of local governments utilizing the Aetna healthcare pro... (Read more)

Free Basic Will Preparation Available Online thru SunLife! :

Are you and your family prepared if a sudden loss of life event occurs? You can take steps to protect your assets and family members by having your wishes documented. As a Kent County Levy Court emp... (Read more)

July 1 marks Kent County's new Fiscal Year! :

Happy New Year! Fiscal Year 2019 started July 1, 2018, which means the new Kent County budget is in effect. The new financial plan adopted by Levy Court in early May looks quite a bit like 2018, wit... (Read more)

Diversity & Inclusion Study needs Employee Feedback for Success :

A Diversity & Inclusion Study for Kent County Levy Court led by the professional consulting firm – IVY Planning Group LLC of Bethesda, MD kicked off in early June with an introductory meeting involvin... (Read more)

DVHT/Aetna adds 20% discount on over-the-counter CVS items :

The Delaware Valley Health Trust, Kent County’s health insurance program provider using the Aetna health care provider network, has announced the addition of another great “value-added benefit” for co... (Read more)

Aetna health insurance ID cards mailed June 13; use after July 1 :

New health insurance identification cards were mailed to County employees and eligible retirees by Aetna on June 13. Many staff members reported receipt as early as June 18. Cards are issued to th... (Read more)

DVHT adds VBA Vision to County's health plan design :

Delaware Valley Health Trust (DVHT), which replaces Highmark as Kent County’s health insurance program administrator using the Aetna provider network effective July 1, 2018, has added Vision Benefits ... (Read more)

Be Safe this Summer by knowing the Heat stress Warning Signs! :

Many Kent County employees work outside regularly and that can be hazardous if weather conditions become extreme. The fact is extremely high or unusually hot temperatures can affect your health. On av... (Read more)

Dress for Summer with Eye toward County Guidelines! :

With several days of 90 degree temperatures already in May, many Kent County employees are looking forward to summer and adjusting their work wardrobe as temperatures soar - but don’t go too far. ... (Read more)

2018 Pension Statements: Can You $urvive Retirement? :

Will your County pension support you in your senior years? It is a question most of us don’t ask until it is too late. According to experts, many Americans struggle to make ends meet while trying ... (Read more)

FY19 Draft Budget includes Benefit & Compensation Adjustments :

The annual budget process, which begins in September with departmental budget request submission, came to a close on April 3, 2018 as Levy Court put the final touches on the Fiscal Year 2019 budget do... (Read more)

Commissioners Mull Health & Dental Cost Share Premiums :

In late March, Levy Court directed staff to incorporate costs associated with the Delaware Valley Health Trust (Aetna) employee & retiree health insurance proposals into the proposed FY2019 budget, wh... (Read more)

Levy Court selects DVHT (Aetna) as County’s health insurer :

After carefully reviewing employee & retiree health insurance proposals submitted by the current insurer - Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware and self-insured municipal cooperative Delaware Vall... (Read more)

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