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Helpful tips to balance work, home, and life

Helpful tips to balance work, home, and life

Informational Resources

Identity Theft

Did you recently get a notice that says your personal information was exposed in a data breach? Did you lose your wallet or learn that an online account was hacked? Is someone making purchases on your account? Depending on what information was lost, there are steps you can take to help protect yourself from identity theft. is the federal government’s one-stop resource for identity theft victims. The site also provides streamlined checklists and sample letters to guide you through the recovery process. Go to:


Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends annual influenza vaccinations for everyone six months and older. Annual flu vaccination varies in how well it works, but it is the best available way to prevent flu and its potentially serious consequences. For more information about the upcoming 2018-2019 flu season and how to find a flu vaccination site near you, go to:


Welcome to the Family Packet

Work-Life Services introduces the "Welcome to the Family Packet". Parenting is an exciting and challenging experience. Today's parents often face unique circumstances balancing their work and family responsibilities. As a New York State Executive Branch employee parent, you are entitled to several negotiated benefits designed to assist you with balancing work and life. The "Welcome to the Family Packet" will outline these benefits programs as well as provide educational child care and parenting brochures. We invite you to request a "Welcome to the Family Packet" if you are expecting or recently added to your family through the birth or adoption of a child. Email your request along with your name and home address to:

"Parenthood, it's not a job. It's an adventure" – author unknown