ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cigna (NYSE: CI) is expanding access to its 24×7 telephone help line
to provide personal assistance and support for anyone affected by the
tragic shooting in Orlando. Phone lines are staffed with qualified
clinicians who are available to speak with people about how to cope with
loss, anxiety, stress, fear or other issues related to gun violence.
People who do not have health benefits or employee assistance program
benefits with Cigna can call a special toll-free number – 866.912.1687
– 24 hours a day through July 8.
Customers who have health benefits or employee assistance program
benefits with Cigna should call the telephone number on their Cigna I.D.
“We are shocked and profoundly saddened by the terrible shooting in
Orlando this past weekend,” said Dean Mirabella, president of Cigna’s
North Florida market. “Naturally, Orlando is grief-stricken, but this
terrible tragedy also affects people coast to coast, border to border.
Cigna’s support lines are open to anyone affected anywhere in the
country. If you are suffering or struggling, you don’t have to go
through this alone. We’re here to help.”
Cigna also offers helpful online resources for physical, mental and
emotional self-care during turbulent times, including violent
attacks. Resources are available on CignaBehavioral.com
in the Disaster Resource Center, in English
Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company
dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense
of security. All products and services are provided exclusively by or
through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including
Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Cigna Health and Life
Insurance Company, Life Insurance Company of North America and Cigna
Life Insurance Company of New York. Such products and services include
an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental,
behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other
related products including group life, accident and disability
insurance. Cigna maintains sales capability in 30 countries and
jurisdictions, and has more than 90 million customer relationships
throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to
follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit www.cigna.com.
Mark Slitt, 860-226-2092