If you are covered under the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance program, you are eligible for a $150 incentive to complete a health screening and assessment. For more information about the incentive, please visit the Stay Well website, and click on “Learn More” by Well Wisconsin. The deadline is Friday, October 20, 2017.
Thank you to Jolene Sell, Registered Dietician with Chartwells and Sydney Keidl, Nutrition Intern, for presenting a cooking demonstration for us on Tuesday, October 3rd about “Healthy Eating on a Budget”! We enjoyed delicious samples of apple cinnamon overnight oats, turmeric-ginger marinated chicken, pesto-prosciutto flatbread and gluten-free apple cheddar cheese toast. Mark your calendar for their next cooking demo on Tuesday, November 7th at Noon!
Elisa Waligora, Retirement Planner with Fidelity, will be at UW-Green Bay on Wednesday, December 6th to present “Identify and Prioritize Your Savings Goals” at Noon to 1:00 p.m. She invites employees to register for a one-on-one meeting with her that day.
Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
- Identify and Prioritize Your Savings Goals Presentation at Noon to 1:00 p.m.
- Individual appointments available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Location: Heritage Room in University Union
Register at www.getguidance.fidelity.com
Please join us for the annual healthy potluck on Friday, October 6th! Bring your favorite healthy dish to pass and your recipe to share, and we’ll enjoy a healthy lunch together! Tableware and water will be provided.
When: Friday, October 6, 2017 at Noon
Where: Room 125, University Union
Please click here to RSVP by Thursday, October 5th.
Sponsored by the Wellness Committee.
Hello, my name is Emily Burger and I am a senior here at UW-Green Bay studying Nutrition. I am an intern for the UWGB Wellness Committee. I love to bake and cook and I am always looking for new recipes to try. Sometimes I come across recipes that sound really good, but may not be the healthiest. I then use that recipe as the base, but then make some substitutions or use less of certain ingredients. If you have recipes that you are interested in making or have recipes that you have used for years but would like to make them healthier, email email@example.com the recipe and I will make some substitutions for you! I’ll also include why it’s healthier and explain some of the nutritional information behind it. A few simple changes can make a big difference!
Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Time: Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Heritage Room (University Union)
Hosted by: Jolene Sell, Registered Dietitian and Sydney Keidl, Nutrition Intern
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
By now, you’ve participated in your health screening as part of the Well Wisconsin incentive program. Join us to learn more about what the numbers mean and how you can maintain or improve them for your overall health and well-being.
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Cofrin Library, 7th floor, room 735
No need to RSVP – just mark your calendar to join us, and bring your lunch!
You could also participate in this webinar at your workstation if you prefer – please visit wellwisconsin.staywell.com and go to Webinars to register.
Wellness webinars highlighting various health and well-being topics will take place the 3rd Wednesday of each month. All webinars will be recorded and available to Well Wisconsin Program participants on the wellness portal after the event date.
To access the wellness portal, you must be an employee, retiree, or enrolled spouse/domestic partner enrolled in the State of Wisconsin or Wisconsin Public Employers Group Health Insurance Program.
Fight the flu this season by getting your annual flu shot! The Well Wisconsin Program is offering a flu shot clinic during our Benefits & Wellness Fair. Flu shots are free and voluntary for all site employees who are enrolled in the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program.
Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: University Union, Phoenix Rooms
The shot will vaccinate against the four most likely causes of flu illness during the upcoming season, including the H1N1- strain of influenza.
- Those allergic to eggs or egg products
- Those who are sensitive to the mercury-based preservative thimerosal
- Those who have an active neurological disorder
- Those with a fever, acute respiratory or other active infection or illness
If you are pregnant, you should receive the vaccine directly from your physician.
Pre-registration required. No walk-ins, cash payments or insurance payments accepted. To register for your flu shot appointment, log into the StayWell wellness portal at wellwisconsin.staywell.com and click on Programs, then Learn More on the Flu Shot Clinics box, and then Register Now. Scroll through the list of available clinics and look for the October 5th clinic at UWGB and click Register. Then select your preferred time, and complete the registration process. Last, you will receive a confirmation email.
For more information about the flu shot, visit: cdc.gov/flu.
What if I am not able to make the flu shot clinic offered by the Well Wisconsin program? The UW-Green Bay Counseling and Health Center offers flu shots to employees at a cost of $25, which can be paid by cash or check. You can call them at ext. 2380 to schedule an appointment. Appointments are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and you should have your Campus ID card ready when you call to schedule your appointment.
Please contact us at email@example.com or ext. 2203 if you have any questions about the Flu Shot clinic.