Maricopa County's Wellness Works program supports and encourages a healthy workforce by providing programs and resources to help employees maintain or improve their health.
January is Kindness Month
There's more to kindness than just being nice to ourselves and others. Practicing kindness can help you manage stress, reduce anxiety and depression, and improve your overall well-being. Join this webinar to learn ways to practice kindness and how it supports your physical and mental health.
Tuesday January 31 | 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
February is Healthy Heart Month
Wear Red Day - Friday, February 3
Wear red to help raise awareness about heart disease.
Take a photo of you and/or your work team wearing red. Include a sign or digital note that identifies your department in the photo.
Send your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, February 6.
Fitness Kiosk Tutorial
Did you know the Fitness Center in the Administration Building has a fitness video kiosk? You can select workouts on-demand from a variety of categories, including core, upper body, and lower body. In honor of healthy heart month, attend a fun workout and tutorial on how to use the kiosk. See below for details.
When: Thursday, February 16 at 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
What: 15 minute Lower Body Express workout + kiosk tutorial and Q & A
Where: Administration Building Fitness Center - Studio B005 (Basement)
No registration necessary. Space is limited. First come, first served.
Webinar: Better Sleep, Healthy Heart
It's well-known that factors like diet and exercise can affect heart health, but research shows deep sleep also plays an important role in a heart-healthy lifestyle.
Join this webinar to learn about the connection between sleep and heart health, as well as ways to improve your quality of sleep.
Tuesday, February 7 | 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Thursday, February 9 | 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Deskercise! Taking Care of Your Body During the Work Day
Loving YOU! The Art of Self-Acceptance
How to Earn Your Wellness Reward
Enrolled in a County medical plan? Reward yourself physically and financially and complete the activities to earn the Wellness Reward of $30/paycheck!
Watch this webinar to learn how to navigate the Wellness Portal and what healthy activities you need to complete to earn your reward.
REGULAR PROGRAMMING INCLUDES:
- LA Fitness memberships at reduced rates for County employees and their families
- Onsite Fitness Centers with free memberships at various County locations
- Weight Watchers at Work reimbursement for employees who meet program requirements
- Wellness campaigns offered throughout the year (Bike to Work Day, Fitness Walk, etc.)
- A Wellness Incentive Opens a New Window. Opens a New Window. ($30.00/pay period) to help employees reduce the cost of their medical premium
Detailed information about these programs can be found on the County’s Intranet, (MyMC) on the Wellness Works page Opens a New Window. .