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Want to know what's happening with work-life and well-being at the NIH and ORS?  – Follow us @NIHEmplSrvcs on Twitter for the latest about services that can assist you with balancing work and family during the pandemic, making healthy food choices, as well as other programs and employee services to improve your wellbeing.

Do you want to connect with other NIHers who may have the same interests as you during the current virtual work environment?  Check out the hundreds of listservs at  

Here are a few highlighted ORS listservs to assist you with your personal wellness, transportation, child and adult/elder care and food services.

2021 Feds Feed Families Virtual Campaign Update

The NIH community has once again proven its generosity in supporting others. This year's campaign may be virtual, but we are all in.  Thank you for your donations so far - over 120,000 pounds of food donated to assist children, seniors, veterans and families who are still in need during these uncertain times.  However, there is still more time to give - the campaign ends on August 31, so get your donation in before it is too late.  For information about the campaign, how to donate and record your donation, please visit the Feds Feed Families  website. 

2021 Work and Family Month – Coming to you virtually in October

The 4th Annual Work and Family Month will provide a variety of interactive resources, webinars and discussions, and will highlight pertinent websites that can support you in your career with your family responsibilities, and your personal well-being.  More to come in October.


On April 27, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security has announced that the REAL ID full enforcement date will be extended by 19 months, from October 1, 2021 to May 3, 2023. This extension is due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about the REAL ID Extension.