Benefits for Employees

Employees of the DuPage County Health Department may select from a variety of benefits to meet their needs.

Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits.

  1. Insurance & Medical
  2. Leave & Time Off
  3. Other
  4. Retirement & Savings

Health Department benefits are administered through the DuPage County Government Human Resources Office. Detailed descriptions and premium rates of these plans are available at DuPage County Government Employee Benefits.

Medical Insurance

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois is our current health insurance provider. Full-Time Health Department employees may select from four medical insurance options: three preferred provider organization (PPO) plans and one health maintenance organization (HMO) plan. You may speak to a doctor anytime through the Teledoc program, which provides access to U.S. board-certified doctors through the convenience of phone or video consults.

Plan participants are also eligible for a variety of added discounts on gym memberships and other health-related products and services. They also have access to the Well on Target program, which provides a convenient, secure website with personalized tools and resources such as health coaching, health assessments, and digital tools to track health information important to you.

Vision Discounts & Insurance

A vision care discount program is available as part of the medical insurance plans. Comprehensive vision insurance is also available.

Prescription Plans

Prescription coverage is available with all medical plans and includes the convenience of a mail-order option. Staff may also use the on-site pharmacy at the Central Public Health Center located in Wheaton.

Dental Insurance

The Delta Dental PPO program allows you to visit any dentist you wish.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts allow you to set aside money on a pre-tax basis to pay expenses such as those not covered by medical or dental insurance, or day-care costs.

Life Insurance

All full-time employees are provided a $25,000 life insurance policy at no cost to the employee. Supplemental coverage is available for the employee, their spouse, and their children.

Disability Insurance

Employees may elect additional accident and critical illness disability benefits.