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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 quality 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.

Check out this video to see the program in action!

Stress Less Campaign Kicks Off December 1

Stress LessJust in time for the holidays, Wellness Works launches its Stress Less Campaign to help you reflect, walk, and rock on. Go here to register for one, two, or all of the sessions in the series.

Reflect: Learn how meditation and mindfulness can change your life by bringing clarity and self-awareness to your days and peace to your world. These presentations will be conducted by Sandi Wilson, Deputy County Manager and Certified Meditation Instructor. A representative from Magellan will also be available on December 1.
Part 1: Tuesday, December 1
Part 2: Tuesday, December 8
Both sessions are from 12:00-1:00 in the Board of Supervisors Auditorium at 205 W. Jefferson St. 

Turn an ordinary walk into a mindful moment by joining a mindfulness walk, Thursday, December 10 from 12:00-1:00.

De-stress and rock on with us as Wellness provides the supplies to help you create a motivational rock. An art station will be set up at the Administration Building, 301 W. Jefferson St., Suite 160, from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm December 14-18.

I SPY I SPY Scavenger Hunt

Our “I SPY” campaign launches Monday, November 2, and ends on Sunday, November 29 at 11:59 pm. The object is to answer a series of questions featuring items located on the StayWell Portal.

To play, log onto the StayWell Portal* and locate the “I SPY” article in the Wellness Works news.

Find the answers, complete a quiz, and if you answer 75% of the questions correctly, you will automatically be entered into a drawing for a wearable fitness tracker. One prize will be awarded each week of the campaign.

*If you do not have access to the StayWell Portal, and are interested in playing, email Wellness@mail.maricopa.gov


StayWell Wellness Portal

Current Employees:
If you did not complete a Biometric/Tobacco Screening, Health Assessment, and Tobacco Free Affidavit by Friday, August 28, 2015, you may experience a discontinuation of your medical premium reduction starting with your October 21 paycheck. Your premium redution can be earned on a prospective basis if you choose to participate at a later date.

You can log into the StayWell Portal at any time to complete your Health Assessment and Tobacco Free Affidavit. You are encouraged to schedule your Biometric Screening appointment on the StayWell Portal; however walk-ins will be accepted if time and space is available.

New Employees:
You can attend a Biometric Screening on the dates/times below; however you may not be able to schedule your screening on the StayWell Portal and will need to go as a walk-in.

Biometric Screening Schedule





234 N. Central Ave.

8th Floor

11:30 am - 4:30 pm

Monday, December 7, 2015  (NEO)

301 W. Jefferson St.

Suite 160

8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Friday, December 18, 2015

Additional Resources:

Do You Know Your Stress Level?

ehfd logoWellness Works encourages you to assess your stress to identify your current level of stress and to take five minutes out of your day to address your stress with proven stress reduction techniques. The assessment is anonymous; you will receive your stress score and its interpretation after completing the assessment.

Wellness Works Newsletter

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