Existing Employees

Burke County Brand

Health / Medical Insurance

Vision Insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts

Pre-tax savings plan for out-of-pocket medical expenses and/or childcare expenses

Supplemental Life Insurance

Note:  you can enroll in, or make changes to, supplemental life insurance at any time of the year.

Disability Insurance

Income Replacement

Note:  you can enroll in, or make changes to, disability insurance at any time of the year.

Critical Incident Insurance

ENROLLMENT:  Call Ruth Ann Suttle: (800) 325-4368; cell (828) 413-7140; fax (828) 433-4710; ruth.suttle@coloniallife.com; ruth.suttle@coloniallifesales.com

Retirement Plans

Note:  you can enroll in, or make changes to 401(k)/457(b)/Roth at any time of the year.

Other Benefits

  • Health and Wellness Clinic
    WELLWORx—Carolinas Healthcare System at BlueRidge;  Available to all FT and Benefited PT Employees and their dependents who are covered by one of Burke County’s BlueCross Blue Shield medical plans (PPO or HSA)  Article VI., Section 6.14. 
  • Employee Assistance Program/EAP (The Counseling Group)
    Morganton/Hickory/Lenoir, 1-828-322-9130 

    6 free visits per issue, in-person or by telephone, confidential, after-hours available

  • Discounts

    • AT&T 
    • Verizon 
    • Blue 365 
    • Phifer Wellness/Fitness Center 
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthways