The County of Santa Cruz offers comprehensive benefits to eligible employees and their dependents. Browse our plan rates, plan highlights and make sure to follow our Beneficial Information slide show which features important information, updates and current events.

Beneficial Information
Effective Date: Immediately

Closure of Walgreen’s Pharmacy in Downtown Santa Cruz

The Walgreen’s Pharmacy located in downtown Santa Cruz (201 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060) was permanently closed for business effective June 2, 2020.

Kaiser Permanente has contracted with CVS Pharmacy (600 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060) to provide pharmacy services to members who have urgent medication needs but cannot visit a Kaiser pharmacy.

For Commercial Members, only the first fill of a prescription can be processed at the CVS Pharmacy. All remaining refills must be processed at a Kaiser pharmacy or through our Mail Order Pharmacy. Such a limitation does not apply to Medicare Part D members.

Please reach out to the Benefits Team at 831-454-2241 with any questions. Thank you!

Coping with COVID-19
What you need to know
This is a great time to take advantage of using your health plan from the confines of your own home. Explore the available resources for your particular health plan.
Virtual Care
Doctors are available 24/7 and offer care for common health conditions including the flu, a cold, infections and rashes, and can:
  • Assess the members condition.
  • Give medical advice.
  • Send a prescription to the pharmacy elected by the member, if needed.
List of Physicians for
Dignity Health Medical Network
and PAMF
Visit the Personnel Intranet Site
Click Employee Benefits, Perks & Wellness for more information
Be Informed.
Be Active. Live Well.
Employee Assistance Program
Visit: www.members.mhn.com
Online Company Access Code: santacruz
24/7: 800-242-6220
If you opted out of
County medical coverage and
want to Enroll
Reduce Elevated Health Risks
Adopt Healthier Habits
Improve Physical Fitness
Enrolled in FSA and/or D-Care
For the 2019 Plan Year, the PayFlex FSA reimbursement claim filing deadline of March 31, 2020 has been extended to May 15, 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Please click below for additional updated FSA/D-Care information.

Previous year’s unused FSA funds are forfeited March 15. *Reimbursement Claim filing deadline is May 15.

Planning a Vacation?
Dependents Moving Out?
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Coverage Away From Home?
Benefits Hotline: 831-454-2241

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