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Cancer Screenings

07/14/2021
Local 22 Free Cancer Screening

AS OF TODAY THERE ARE STILL 89 APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE

 

Local 22 HEALTH PLAN Medical Ultrasound Screening

TO: ACTIVE and RETIRED MEMBERS of Local 22 Health Plan

FROM: Kathleen M. Corcoran & Jerry Kots

RE: Medical Ultrasound Screening Event

DATE: August 9th –August 13thth 2021

As a result of our continued commitment to the Health and Wellness of our members, Local 22 Health Plan is hosting an Ultrasound Screening starting Monday, August 9th – August 13th, this event will take place at Local 22, 415 N.5th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19123-4095.

Why should you participate in the Heart-Vascular and Cancer Ultrasound Screening?

First, early detection of any cardiovascular issues is crucial for preventing a serious health crisis. Unfortunately, doctors are usually unable to prescribe diagnostic tests without symptoms. A Heart and Vascular screen tests for plaque build-up on the artery walls, blockages or restrictions in blood flow and indicates signs of potential strokes, heart attacks or aneurysms.

Second, our health screen partner, National Diagnostic Services, is the only mobile screening company in the nation that is a certified cardiovascular lab. They are also the only provider from whom you will receive a comprehensive evaluation of the major abdominal organs to detect serious illnesses such as cancers, tumors and blood clots.

All tests are ultrasound based and therefore painless, and non-invasive. Tests include an Echocardiogram, Carotid, Abdominal Aorta, Thyroid, Liver, Spleen, Bladder, Kidney, and Testicular. This screen also includes an Exterior Pelvic scan for females. The examination will take approximately 30 min to complete.

Pre-registration is required. To schedule your appointment:

1. Go to: https://ndsscheduling.liveeditaurora.com/

2. Select “create an account”

3. Complete the requested fields

4. Click “Submit”

5. Under “Choose your location” select: “IAFF Local 22”

6. Under “Choose Your Type of Appointment” select: “Ultrasound Screening”

7. Click “Search”

8. Select your desired appointment date/time (note: room number does not matter! Pick either 1 or 2)

9. Click “Book”

10. A blue dialog will appear, Click “Book Appointment”

11. You will get a welcome email and appointment confirmation email with exam instructions

For questions please call Stephanie Savage (516)-4507255


August Cancer screenings

07/08/2021
Local 22 Health Plan Members Cancer Screenings

Ultrasound Screening starting Monday, August 9th – August 13th for Active and Retired members only - still covered under Local 22's health plan. This event is by appointment only and will take place at Local 22, 415 N.5th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19123-4095.

There are only 150 appointments available. Please keep all scheduled appointments because the tests are costly and other members may be in need of any skipped appointments.

For more information and to schedule an appointment see attachment or go to www.local22healthplan.org - on the Home page - under "Latest News"- click on "August 2021 Ultrasound Screening"


IMPORTANT BENEFITS UPDATE ***PLEASE READ***

07/02/2021

Must Enroll by End Of Month

 

Local 22 is excited to announce a few enhancements and added voluntary benefits for our members.  During the month of July, you’ll have the opportunity to enroll for these payroll deducted benefits.

 

New benefits include:

 

- Additional Life Insurance – up to $100,000 of additional coverage **WITHOUT MEDICAL QUESTIONS**

- Accident Insurance – can provide a lumpsum payment if you or anyone in your family gets injured

- Critical Illness Insurance – can provide a lumpsum payment in the event of an illness like heart attack/stroke/cancer. 

 **COVID-19 Now covered**

 

Also offered but not through payroll deduction:

 

- Pet Insurance – cover unexpected veterinary bills. Visit the website or call the (855) number on the attached flyer to get your options.

 

The attached flyer has more information.  On the flyer, click on the name of the benefit (Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Pet Insurance) to view a quick 1-minute video that describes each benefit.  When you are ready to enroll, visit the enrollment site to get more details, cost info, plan summaries, etc… Select the benefits you want and waive the ones you don’t.


Promotional Test Applications on City's Website

06/15/2021

Brothers and Sisters,

The applications are open on the City’s Website for Lieutenant, Captain, Battalion Chief, Deputy Chief, and Assistant Chief.

For Lieutenant and Captain’s Testing, Local 22 is aware that the “Written Examination – The computer-based written examination is scheduled for the week of October 11, 2021

Good luck to all, and please keep an eye out for General Memos with further information

https://www.phila.gov/personnel/JobOpps.html

IN Brotherhood


Military Brothers and Sisters

04/28/2021

Yesterday Local 22 had a meeting regarding the 360 military hours listed on your paystubs, and we are scheduling a Step-2 Grievance hearing for sometime within the next 2 weeks. We will keep you posted as things move forward. 

Also, Per conversation between Local 22 and HR, if you have been activated in 2020 and 2021 you can apply for the Act 17 Leave Request due to being quarantined before, during, or after your activation. Vacation days used should be reimbursable.

Attached is the GM and Request form.

IN Brotherhood


Union Gram 20-06

07/28/2020
See attached

See attached for Union Gram 20-06


Union Gram 20-02

02/20/2020

See attached for Union Gram 20-02


Capt. & Lt. Promotional List 2019

12/09/2019
Congrats to all

Attached is the Captain and Lieutenant Promotional Lists Combined as a single PDF


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