Smiley face balls Although 57% say their employer offers mental and emotional well-being programs, fewer than one in five indicated that their employer currently offered any of the other programs they would like to see. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The ongoing pandemic is taking a toll on the physical and emotional health of employees, who say they are not getting the support they need from their employers.

Three-fourths (77%) of employees say the pandemic has had a negative impact on their well-being, according to a new survey, “The Pandemic Disconnect: Employee Well-being, Employer Response, and Opportunities for Change,” from WebMD Health Services. More than half (51%) cite increased stress, anxiety and feelings of isolation, while more than one-third say they are feeling depressed, frustrated or angry more often, are exercising less and not eating well.

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