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  • December 2019 BeWell Healthy Happenings

    Dec 06, 2019 | Read More News
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    Weight Watchers at Work

    New Year, New Weight Loss Goals? Why not join Weight Watchers at Work?

    Join the next series starting in January and you’ll receive information on how the Smartpoints® system works, as well as tips, tools and support to help you along the way. Studies have shown that having support, like what you get in a Weight Watchers program, enhances self-control and self-esteem to provide motivation to accomplish weight loss goals.

    Visit the Weight Watchers at Work webpage for more information as well as the schedule of upcoming meetings.

    The fee for each 12-week series is $156 and can be paid to the facilitator in cash, credit card or check. Earn 50 Healthy Lifestyle Activity Points and receive either an $80 Weight Watchers at Work gift certificate* to use towards a future series or a $75 Corporate Rewards gift card* when you attend 10 out of 12 consecutive meetings.

    *All gift certificates and gift cards are subject to tax.

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    12 Days of Wellness

    Starting December 1, 2019, participate in the 12 Days of Wellness Challenge to keep your health priority during the busy holiday season. Each day for twelve days during December complete a different wellness activity from one of four categories: fitness, nutrition, well-being or community engagement. Track your progress on the 12 Days of Wellness Calendar and submit to Employee Wellness by January 10, 2020, to earn 10 Healthy Lifestyle Activity Points and be entered into a drawing for one of twenty $50 Corporate Rewards gift cards*.

    Visit the 12 Days of Wellness webpage for all challenge details.

    *All gift certificates and gift cards are subject to tax.

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    The Active&Fit Direct™ $25 Enrollment Fee Waived for the New Year

    Give your fitness routine an extra lift in 2020. The Active&Fit Direct™ program is America’s fastest growing fitness program of its kind! Choose from 10,000+ fitness centers, with the flexibility to change anytime. Plus, access 800+ on-demand workout videos at home or on-the-go! All for just $25 per month (plus applicable taxes) and no long-term contract! Waived enrollment fee only available in December and January.

    Use promo code NEWYOU2020 at checkout. Offer valid 12/1/19 – 1/31/20.

    How to Enroll
    Participants may enroll in the Active&Fit Direct program by accessing a custom link found on the Pima County HR Intranet webpage (must be logged into a Pima County computer), or in the Employee Self Service Portal (ADP) under Benefits News. The link will take the participant to the Active&Fit Direct website to enroll and obtain an ID card to present at a contracted fitness center.

    More Information
    Participants must be 18 years of age, be located in the United States, and have a valid email address. Participants must pay by credit card and are charged in advance on a monthly basis using a recurring payment subscription. Participants commit to three consecutive months of membership. If a participant chooses to cancel after 3 months of membership, they must provide a 30-day notice of cancellation. All payments are subject to tax, if applicable, based on the participant’s location. For more information visit the Active&Fit Direct FAQ website.

    Learn more at www.pima.gov/bewell.

    The Active&Fit Direct program is provided by American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc., a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH). Active&Fit Direct and the Active&Fit Direct logo are trademarks of ASH and used with permission herein.
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    Tobacco Cessation Support Programs

    Pima County wants to help you succeed! Everyone has their own reasons for quitting. Maybe you want to be healthier, save money, or keep your family safe. As you prepare to quit, think about your own reasons for quitting. Remind yourself of them every day. They can inspire you to stop for good! Whatever your reasons, you will be amazed at all the ways your life will improve when you become tobacco free.

    We’ve put together a list of free tobacco cessation counseling programs to make changes in your life to start living tobacco free. If you’re on the County’s medical plan, you can participate in Aetna’s Healthy Lifestyle Coaching (HLC) Tobacco Free Program. Participate in 20-minute weekly, telephonic one-on-one coaching sessions for up to one year and/or six, 30-minute group sessions. The program also includes an optional 8-weeks of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT). Visit www.aetna.com or call 1-866-213-0153 to get started. You can also call Aetna’s Concierge Customer Service at 1-800-784-3989 for more information.

    If you’re not on the County’s medical plan or if you want to try something different than the HLC Tobacco Free Program, you can try one of the other free tobacco cessation programs listed on our Tobacco Cessation webpage.
     
    Start today and become tobacco free just in time to certify during Spring Annual Enrollment! After you are tobacco free for at least 3 months, you may be eligible for Discount #1 – Be Tobacco Free to receive a $20 per pay period discount off of your medical premiums during FY 2020/21. Can’t fully quit by Spring Annual Enrollment? Don’t fret. If you inform us that you are a tobacco user during Annual Enrollment, then quit during the year, please contact Employee Wellness to see what your options are.