Staff COVID Resources

We recognize that during stressful times people react differently, and with the COVID-19 outbreak there are a range of emotions to cope with. There are confidential resources to consider if you or someone you know may be looking for support.

Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) offer a variety of services to help face crisis, personal stress and anxiety as well as financial or legal concerns. Madison National Life Insurance offers an EAP program for eligible (enrolled) staff.

Please visit the appropriate website(s) for these resources as well as COVID-19 related plan updates, copay changes, telehealth resources and more. If you have an immediate need or concern and are looking for guidance on available services please contact the Benefits Coordinator at (218) 749-8130, ext. 1115 or

Plan coverage update

Plan Coverage Update

Madison National Life Ins (NIS) (for all members enrolled in group life insurance)
NIS Employee Assistance Program (EAP) (866) 451-5465
EAP Brochure​​​​​
Tips for Coping

Free Support Resources Available to Everyone:
Optum is currently providing free services to anyone struggling with effects of COVID-19, as well as partnering with Sanvello who is offering free services via their app. (Optum is also partnered with Medica and operates under the umbrella of UnitedHealth Group.

Optum Public Crisis Line: (866) 342-6892
Mindful Techniques for coping with stress and webinars

Sanvello free app (Free Premium Access to their app through the COVID-19 Crisis)

Stay Healthy - Prevention Tips and other Resources

CDC Updated Protection for ourselves and others:
Public Health Services
St. Louis County MN:  
State of MN COVID-19 Home Page:  
World Health Organization: