July 22, 2019
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AWB HealthChoice includes 24/7 medical insights with Teladoc

If you’re an employer on the AWB HealthChoice plan, you’re covered 24/7 with Teladoc.

Now that summer’s here, don’t let a sunburn or swimmer’s ear spoil your summertime fun. With Teladoc, you can speak with a licensed doctor 24/7 by phone or video for many types of summer illnesses.

Our doctors can diagnose and treat poison ivy, skin rashes, bug bites or stings, food poisoning, swimmer’s ear, and upper respiratory infections. They can even send a prescription electronically to your pharmacy of choice when medically necessary.

Talk to a doctor any time for $45 or less.

Simply go to Teladoc.com/Premera to register or call 1-855-332-4059.

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Career-connected Learning

Steer our students to the many paths for productive lives

By State Sen. Lisa Wellman and State Rep. Vandana Slatter

We know that today's jobs require education beyond high school. But our graduation rate is still under 80 percent, and only 40 percent of our high school students earn a credential or degree after high school by the time they are 26 years old.

Meanwhile, businesses can't find workers with the skills they need. This means that despite the state's strong economic growth, thousands of Washington students are being left behind every single year.

The situation is serious and getting more urgent. In the next few years, Washington employers are anticipating 740,000 job openings with jobs that require technical certification, apprenticeship or college degrees. We need to get students ready...

Career Connect Washington provides a fundamental new framework for connecting students to high demand, high potential jobs, and higher education, job training and actual employment. Through a regional approach of supporting localized networks focused on the needs of our diverse state, each area of our state will be able to help students learn about, explore and prepare for their careers...

Read the full op-ed in The Seattle Times