Information for Florida Employees

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Our thoughts are with all the employees and their loved ones affected by Hurricane Idalia. Here are some resources that you may find helpful.

Maximus Resources

Check-in frequently with the Maximus National Toll-Free Announcement Line for site updates and possible changes to hours of operation due to the current situation.

Site Updates

Maximus National Toll-Free Announcement Line: 855.576.1288

Natural Disaster Paid Administrative Leave

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Maximus Employee Assistance Fund

Read more about EAF

Reach out to the EAP 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

The EAP by TELUS Health (formerly LifeWorks) provides confidential consultations, information and resources, connections to community agencies and support organizations, and referrals to in-person or virtual counseling. The Employee Assistance Program is available to all Maximus employees and people in their households.

You can contact the Employee Assistance Program and talk to a consultant at any time, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Reach out to a consultant to see how they can help:

  • Call TELUS at 855.522.1310 (24 hours a day, 365 days a year)
  • Chat with a consultant online
  • Visit
    1. Username: maximuseap
    2. Password: maximus

TELUS Health also provides support for the general public in times of crisis or traumatic events. If you are not eligible for the Maximus EAP program (meaning not a Maximus employee or part of an employee’s household), you can reach out for support from the TELUS Health Crisis Support line at 877.757.7587 or by visiting their Crisis Response page.

Local Resources

Hurricane Preparedness

American Red Cross Hurricane Safety
Hurricane Safety Checklist
National Weather Service Hurricane Preparedness Hurricanes

Open Shelters

Florida Division of Emergency Management Shelter Status

Road Closures and Evacuations

For information about road closures you may dial 511 or obtain information online at

Additional resources

Strategies for Coping with Uncertainty
Self Care Strategies
Staying Connected During a Disaster-Technology Tips
Florida Division of Emergency Management website and Twitter