Employers should ensure they offer benefits and resources that address the overall well-being of their workforce, encompassing physical health, mental health and financial resilience.

The pandemic is taking a toll on the physical and mental health of the U.S. workforce. More than four in 10 workers have delayed routine health care appointments, according to a new study.

“It is difficult to overcome the fear and fatigue we’re all experiencing amid the COVID-19 pandemic; however, it is important that people get back to prioritizing routine health visits and screenings to stay physically and mentally healthy,” said Dr. Adam Seidner, chief medical officer for The Hartford. “Many health conditions, such as high blood pressure or diabetes, may not be noticeable or detected without routine screenings. These types of conditions, when they continue to develop undetected, can lead to more serious health problems.”

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