1,000 Point Fitness Challenge!

Looking for motivation and accountability to stay active this semester?

Faculty and staff are invited to participate in the…October 3rd – November 7th

Participants earn points for doing any type of physical activity.

You can lift weights, take a group fitness class, climb the wall, go for a walk/jog outside, or do any other type of exercise that is preferred.

Participants complete 200 minutes of activity each week for five weeks to achieve 1,000 points. 1 minute = 1 point

RULES 

Record your activity and points throughout the program online or on the UREC app.

You can submit points after each workout or accumulated points at the end of each week.

You must accumulate at least 200 points per week (or 200 minutes per week) during the five-week period.

Note that this is a five-week program and only 200 points per week can be counted toward the 1,000 points.

CAMPUSES

Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan employees are welcome to participate!

REGISTRATION 

Register online at Registration Link

When prompted to sign in, click the green bar “UWGB Students/Staff” and use your UWGB email and password to login.

Then click “register” and follow the steps to complete the checkout (free program).

Contact Alex Wandersee at wandersa@uwgb.edu if you have any questions.

PRIZES

Participants that achieve 1,000 points, will be placed in a drawing for a prize! Five prizes will be awarded.

Register for Flu Clinics

The Well Wisconsin Program is offering workplace flu clinics.

Flu vaccinations are free and voluntary for all who are eligible for the Well Wisconsin Program.

  • You will be required to present your medical ID card at the flu clinic.
  • After you register for your appointment online, your Next Step will be to complete the digital consent form.
  • A link to the digital consent form will be available on the appointment confirmation page and in your confirmation email.

Nurses administering the vaccine will wear masks. Participants should follow local guidance regarding masks.

Location: Green Bay Campus, 1965 Room in University Union

Date: October 25, 2022

Time: 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

 

Location: Sheboygan Campus 

Date: October 17, 2022

Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

The vaccination will protect against the four most likely causes of flu illness during the upcoming season, including the H1N1- strain of influenza.

The vaccine is preservative-free.

The vaccine is not recommended for the following individuals:

  • Those allergic to eggs or egg products
  • 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.

Preregistration is required. No cash payments or insurance payments accepted. To register for your flu vaccination appointment, log into the wellness portal at webmdhealth.com/wellwisconsin and click “Register” on the Flu Vaccination card.

For more information about the flu vaccination, visit cdc.gov/flu.

Onsite Health Screenings – Green Bay & Sheboygan Campus

Don’t forget to register for your onsite health screening!

A free health screening* event has been scheduled for employees (and spouses) who are enrolled in the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program.

At an onsite screening, you’ll learn your measurements for blood pressure, body mass index (BMI), cholesterol (HDL, LDL and total), triglycerides and glucose, and be in and out in 20 minutes. Register today!

  • DATE:  Thursday, September 22, 2022
  • TIME:  8:30 am to 1:00 pm
  • LOCATION:  University Union, Phoenix Rooms, Green Bay campus

 

  • DATE:  Tuesday, September 6, 2022
  • TIME:  9:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • LOCATION:  Sheboygan Campus

Please register at webmdhealth.com/wellwisconsin by clicking Benefits, and then Get Started on the Biometric Screening card.

Earn your $150 Well Wisconsin Incentive

Complete three activities by October 14, 2022 to earn the $150 Well Wisconsin incentive.

  1. Get a health screening or complete another health check option (ex. dental exam or coaching session).
  2. Complete the health assessment at webmdhealth.com/wellwisconsin – it takes about 10 minutes and is mobile and tablet friendly!
  3. Complete a well-being activity (ex. complete a challenge, listen to two 30 minute pod casts, etc.).

For more information on the Well Wisconsin Program or to complete your activities, log in to webmdhealth.com/wellwisconsin­­.

*The Well Wisconsin incentive program is a voluntary program available to employees, retirees and spouses enrolled in the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program, excluding Medicare Advantage participants who have incentives available through their health plan. The Well Wisconsin incentive will automatically be issued to eligible participants upon completing the applicable activities. All wellness incentives paid to participants are considered taxable income to the group health plan subscriber and are reported to their employer, who will issue a W2. In some cases, the Wisconsin Retirement System acts as the employer. Retirees, continuants and their spouses will have some taxes withheld from the incentive amount earned.

Well Wisconsin: Daily Habits

Sometimes it just takes a little nudge to get in the habit of doing healthy things!  Sign up for a Daily Habits plan as part of your Well-Being Activity to earn your $150 Wellness Incentive.  You would log in to the wellness portal each day during your chosen activity period, and report on your progress.  Daily Habits uses behavioral science to help you improve your well-being.

Plan options include:

  • Enjoy exercise
  • Balance your diet
  • Keep stress in check
  • Lose weight
  • Quit tobacco
  • Cope with the blues

Sign up at: https://webmdhealth.com/wellwisconsin/