The Guthrie Weight Loss Center and Wellness Committee will host a virtual Food Farm Family Festival from Aug. 15-21. Community members will be able to access the virtual event through a link that will take them to a website where they will be able to access online resources including educational videos, demonstrations, and local vendors selling healthy produce and other goods. The event, usually held in Howard Elmer Park, will be held virtually this year to comply with social distancing guidelines related to COVID-19.
In this month’s two-part CEO video, Dr. Scopelliti discusses how the current health crisis has impacted our routines and left many feeling anxious, both at work and at home. Learn how we can adapt during these challenging times. Part II will run next Friday.
In light of the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, many events have been canceled or will be rescheduled for a later date. Click here for an updated list of postponed and canceled events.
Guthrie Occupational Medicine physicians participated in the first ever Sayre Occupational Medicine Physicians “Tie One On, Docs” Friendly Tie Competition in May. The event consisted of five days of competitive tie-wearing judged by the Occupational Medicine staff.
The annual training modules have been assigned to you and are available via Guthrie Learn. They are due to be completed no later than October 31. This year, the annual training modules are 15 minutes less in length and yet remain compliant with all regulatory requirements. In an effort for managers to be prepared for the annual training, we’ve provided a document that provides a simple step-by-step approach on how to review direct reports, change reporting relationships in Peoplesoft, and leverage team monitor in Guthrie Learn to view status of completions.
During the last pay period, you may have noticed a change in the amount of your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) deduction. This change is due to 2020 having 27 pay periods instead of the usual 26. The decreased deduction that occurred with the previous pay period will remain for the rest of the calendar year to ensure annual elections are met.
Fidelity one-on-one meetings will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 4 and Wednesday, Aug. 5 via phone or virtual appointment. Fidelity offers a range of investment options and planning tools for the Guthrie Clinic Retirement Plan. To schedule an appointment, please visit www.fidelity.com/reserve and follow the directions below.
The American Red Cross has an ongoing critical need for blood product donations as uncertainties remain during this pandemic.
Guthrie will host a blood drive in conjunction with the American Red Cross at the St. John Lutheran Church at 207 S. Hopkins Street in Sayre on Monday, Aug. 10 from 12–5 p.m. and Tuesday, Aug. 11 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For the health and safety of our community, the Annual Guthrie Hospice Butterfly Release will take place this year as a virtual event. A video of the ceremony will be released on Sunday, Aug. 30 on Workplace and on the Guthrie Clinic Facebook page, celebrating the lives of loved ones who have died during the past year.