Well Wisconsin Radio: Let’s Talk About Preventing Tick Bites

If you are looking for well-being tips and advice from local experts, Well Wisconsin Radio is the podcast for you!

June 2024 Episode: Preventing Tick Bites and Associated Diseases

Time to get outside and enjoy all the beauty and recreation Wisconsin offers during the summer. As we do so, it is a good idea to review the steps we can take to prevent tick bites and educate ourselves about tick-borne illnesses. Guest, Dr. Gregory DeMuri, is a pediatric infectious disease doctor with UW Health Kids and a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. DeMuri will share what we can do to protect ourselves as we delight in the outdoor wonders of Wisconsin.

Listen HERE!

NOTE to those eligible for the 2024 Well Wisconsin Incentive – Listening to two episodes of Well Wisconsin Radio from Season 3 dated November 2023 and later will qualify for your well-being activity credit.

Well Wisconsin Radio: Make it OK to Talk About Mental Illness

If you are looking for well-being tips and advice from local experts, Well Wisconsin Radio is the podcast for you!

May 2024 Episode: Making it Ok to Talk About Mental Illness

Join this episode to hear guest Stephanie Kovarik with HealthPartners and Sallie Scovill of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Join to learn more about the Make It OK community campaign to create caring conversations about mental illness and the impact it’s having throughout the community.

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Note to those eligible for the 2024 Well Wisconsin Incentive – Listening to two episodes of Well Wisconsin Radio from Season 3 dated November 2023 and later, will qualify for your well-being activity credit.

Well Wisconsin Reginal Health Screenings

Looking to complete your health check credit for your $150 Wellness Incentive. Sign up now for the regional biometric screening. This biometric screening can help you learn about your well-being and how to protect it, giving you the confidence you need to enjoy many more years of meaningful living.

Join an upcoming onsite screening event near you:

      • April 30: Milwaukee, UW
      • May 1: Madison, DCF
      • May 9: Stevens Point, UW
      • May 10: Madison, Hill Farms
      • May 13: Madison, OCI
      • May 13: Superior, UW
      • May 17: Oshkosh, DNR
      • May 20: Green Bay, DNR
      • May 23: Rhinelander, DCF
      • May 24, Wausau, UW
      • May 29: Madison, Hill Farms
      • June 11: La Crosse, UW

BONUS: At an onsite biometric screening, you get your results within 90 seconds of your sample collection and a consultation is included in your appointment!

Getting a biometric screening also brings you one step closer to earning $150 Incentive from Well Wisconsin! Schedule a biometric screening today and get a new start for the new season.

Go to WebMD ONE – Login (webmdhealth.com), and click Benefits. On the Biometric Screening card, click Get Started. Click under Onsite Health Screening to be directed to the Quest site and reserve your spot for a screening. Or, request a self-collection kit if you cannot attend one of the onsite events.

RESERVE YOUR SPOT

Can’t Make a Screening or Live to far from one?

If you don’t see a screening event near you, go to WebMD ONE – Login (webmdhealth.com) and click on the Biometric Screening card to find additional screening options:

      1. Self-collection materials – click under “Self-collection materials” and order them on the Quest site. Note: A consultation on your results is not included with this option.
      2. Health Care Provider Form – Already up to date on your screenings? Download and complete the Health Care Provider Form to get credit for knowing your numbers. Just click “Health Care Provider Form” at Well Wisconsin.

Well Wisconsin Radio: Let’s Talk Finding Forgiveness

If you are looking for well-being tips and advice from local experts, Well Wisconsin Radio is the podcast for you!

April 2024 Episode: Finding Forgiveness & Resolving Conflicts

Are you wondering if it is time to start the process of forgiving another or yourself? Guest on this episode, Dr. Rober Enright, a founding board member of the International Forgiveness Institute, often described as the “father of forgiveness research” because of his commitment over the past four decades to research and implementing forgiveness programs. This episode discusses the connection between forgiveness and well-being, and steps you can take to begin your forgiveness journey.

Listen HERE!

Note to those eligible for the 2024 Well Wisconsin Incentive – Listening to two episodes of Well Wisconsin Radio from Season 3, dated November 2023 and later, will qualify for your well-being activity credit.

March Madness Wellness Committee Challenge

The Wellness Committee has created another March Madness Challenge for faculty/staff to complete.

This challenge can be completed by picking activities from 4 different categories and completing them, then choose which activity you would like to advance to the next round.

Completed challenges must be emailed to wellness@uwgb.edu by April 12th, 2024 to receive a prize.

If you are enrolled in the State Group Health Insurance complete this challenge as part as your well-being credit for the $150 incentive!

Follow these instructions to report your completion for your well-being activity – Report completion for Well-being credit – March. Make sure to select Physical Activity in Step 7!

2024 March Madness Challenge