Cigna Programs

More than just insurance

As a Harris County employee enrolled in the Cigna medical plan, you have access to a variety of programs and services to help make your life easier - and healthier. 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

As an employee or retiree you have access to a valuable Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provided by Cigna at no additional cost. EAP personal advocates will work with you and your household family members to help you resolve issues you may be facing, connect you with the right mental health professionals, direct you to a variety of helpful resources in your community and more.


  • No cost to you
  • Can share EAP with someone in your household

EAP Services
The EAP offers access to face-to-face counselors in your area, as well as Cigna EAP phone consultants to help process life stresses and improve well-being.

  • Counseling - Each person may use up to 8 face-to-face counseling sessions per issue per year.
  • Legal assistance - 30-minute consultation with an attorney face-to-face or by phone (employment-related issues not covered)
  • Financial - 30-minute telephone consultation with a qualified specialist on topics such as debt counseling or planning for retirement
  • Parenting - Resources and referrals for childcare providers, before- and after-school programs, camps, adoption organizations, child development, prenatal care and more.
  • Eldercare - Resources and referrals for home health agencies, assisted living facilities, social and recreational programs and long-distance care giving.
  • Pet care - Resources and referrals for pet sitting, obedience training, veterinarians and pet stores.
  • Identity theft - 60-minute consultation with a fraud specialist.

How to Get Started

  • Contact Cigna any day, anytime - 1.800.244.6224
  • Log in or register at

Apps & Activities

Stay motivated with the Cigna Apps & Activities mobile app! Cigna's Apps & Activities is an online tool for those looking for fun new ways to engage in their health and well-being—and even earn rewards for doing so. It puts the power to improve your health right at your fingertips!

  • Connect and Compete - Start or join a fitness challenge, then compete with friends, family and coworkers.
  • Pursue Success - Improve your health one step at a time by setting "pursuits" and sticking with them.
  • Track Your Progress - Automatically share information with Cigna coaches and stay motivated.

To get started, look for Apps & Activities under the Wellness heading on or find more details here!

Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Babies

When you're pregnant, your body undergoes major changes. The Cigna Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Babies® program is designed to help you and your baby stay healthy during your pregnancy and in the days and weeks following your baby's birth.

Find support early and often

  • Tell us about you and your pregnancy so we can meet your needs.
  • Ask us anything - your coach, who is a nurse, is there to support you during your whole pregnancy.
  • You’ll also receive a pregnancy journal with information, charts and tools to help you have a healthier nine months and a healthier baby.

Get rewarded for making smart choices
When you participate and complete the program, you are eligible to receive:

  • An incentive award if you enroll by the end of your first trimester or second trimester. Please contact Harris County Benefits & Wellness at to claim your incentive.

How to enroll
Call Cigna at 1.800.244.6224 to enroll as soon as you know you are pregnant.