Wellness Works, the Wellness program for Maricopa County employees, strives to establish a work environment that promotes healthy lifestyles, decreases the risk of disease,and enhances employees qualify of life. The program encourages employees and their families to strengthen their health and well-being through physical activity, proper nutrition, self-care, and stress management.
Holiday Health and Safety Tips
The holidays are a time to celebrate, give thanks, and reflect. They are also a time to pay special attention to your health. Give the gift of health and safety to yourself and others by following these holiday tips.
Mobile On-Site Mammography (MOM) Screenings
MOM will be at various County worksite locations during the week of December 9-13. Schedule your convenient, onsite mammogram by calling 480.967.3767 today.
Here's the schedule:
- December 9, 2013 | 5th Avenue and Jefferson, Phoenix | 8:00 am-5:00 pm
- December 10, 2013 | 5th Avenue and Jefferson, Phoenix | 7:00 am-5:00 pm
- December 11, 2013 | 18380 N 40th St, Phoenix | 7:00 am-11:00 am
- December 12, 2013 | 222 E. Javelina, Mesa | 7:00 am-11:00 am
- December 12, 2013 | 6655 W Glendale, Phoenix |1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Screenings are free for employees on a County-sponsored medical plan who meet the baseline requirements for a mammogram.
Prostate Cancer (POP) Screenings
POP will be at two County worksite locations in January 2014. Schedule your convenient, onsite prostate cancer screening by calling 480.964.3013 today.
Here's the schedule:
Wednesday, January 22, 2013 | 2801 W. Durango, Phoenix | 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday, January 23, 2013 | 5th Avenue and Jefferson Lot, Phoenix | 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Screenings are free for employees on a County-sponsored medical plan who meet the baseline requirements for a screening.
Maintain Don't Gain Challenge November 12 - December 20
It's that time of year! It starts with the Halloween treats, then the turkey and trimmings are trotted out, and before you know it, it's the end of the year and the holiday celebrating has added a few pounds to your frame.
But it doesn't have to be that way.
This year, with the help of our Cigna Health Coach, Heather Lehman, you can pledge to maintain your current weight. Heather will be spearheading a County-wide "Maintain Don't Gain" campaign from November 12 - December 20. Tools and tips will be provided to help you maintain your current weight throughout the holiday season.