Supporting the Health and Well-Being of JHM Faculty and Staff
We would like to highlight the existing Johns Hopkins Medicine resources available to you to support your Financial Well-being. Included are resources from federal, state and local agencies to support you and your family during the COVID-19 crisis.
Important communications and updates related to COVID-19 can be accessed through the Johns Hopkins Medicine COVID-19 Internal Resource Portal and the Human Resources pages for Johns Hopkins Health System and Johns Hopkins University.
For JHHS Employees- Emergency Assistance Support for Employees (EASE) Fund
To support our employees who have experienced financial hardships during Covid-19, Johns Hopkins Health System (JHHS) recently established the Emergency Assistance Support for Employees (EASE) Fund.
To learn more about the EASE Fund, download the JHHS EASE program brochure and the application form. For answers to program-specific questions, contact the HR Solution Center at 443-997-5400 or email@example.com.
For JHU Employees- COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund
Recognizing that some Johns Hopkins employees are struggling with unexpected expenses amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the university has created an emergency relief fund that will provide grants of up to $1,000 to eligible full-time workers, including those who are third-party contractors.
To learn more about the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, visit HR's COVID-19 information page under the Financial Resources header. If you are eligible, an application link will appear on your personal enrollment page, which you can reach by going to the Benefits & Worklife page of the HR website, clicking on the myChoices Health & Life Enrollment header, and then clicking the View My Benefits link. Questions can be directed to the Benefits Service Center at 410-516-2000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Healthy at Hopkins
The Healthy at Hopkins portal offers five online self-management courses to assist you with managing your finances. These include:
- Financial Fitness: Plan for Emergencies
- Maintain Financial Fitness
- Organize for Financial Fitness
- Shrink your Debt
- Stash Some Cash
Also, customize your topics of interest on the portal to include Financial Well-being so you receive daily cards with financial tips.
Access the Healthy at Hopkins portal. Click on the ‘Health’ tab on the top of the webpage and then ‘Journeys’ to access these online financial courses.*
* Healthy at Hopkins portal is not available for HCGH and SOM employees
mySupport offers online tools and resources for Financial Well-being.
State of Maryland
- DHS Benefits: Maryland Department of Human Services for SNAP and other benefits or call Customer Call Center at 1-800-332-6347.
Taxes: Governor Hogan issued an emergency order confirming the extension of the deadline to file Maryland income tax returns to July 15, 2020. We are also extending the deadline for filing personal property tax returns to July 15. Read the executive order. More resources can be found on the comptroller’s website
Utilities: Governor Hogan has issued an emergency order that prohibits electric, gas, water, sewage, phone, cable TV, and internet service provider companies from shutting off any residential customer’s service, or charging any residential late fees. Read the governor’s emergency order.