You may purchase additional life insurance for yourself and/or your spouse/domestic partner.

Coverage can be anywhere from $30,000 to $500,000 and you pay the premiums via payroll deduction.

You are guaranteed coverage for up to $150,000 for employee and $50,000 for spouse/domestic partner, if you apply within 31 days of hire. If a higher amount is selected, Unum requires a medical questionnaire where they review of applicant's medical history to approve or deny.

To apply: fill out the Enrollment form (PDF) and email to

Detailed plan information can be found in the:

If you need to cancel or decrease or update your beneficiary, please submit these forms:

Continuing Your Life Insurance Post-Employment

When you leave County employment you can purchase the same level of life insurance coverage (or a lesser amount) directly from the insurer - UNUM Life Insurance Company, at the group Lifestyle insurance rates. The benefits office will send you a notice when applicable.