Wellness

WINNING WELLNESS

Jefferson County Commission Wellness Program

National Walk @ Lunch (see flyer)

DOOR PRIZE DRAWING FOR PRE-REGISTRANTS!!!! 

Please see the attached flyer for more information about the National Walk @ Lunch Day which will be held at Lynn Park on April 30th.

 

Getting 30 minutes of moderate physical activity, such as a brisk walk, at least five times a week can result in significant health benefits such as lowering the risk of developing or dying from cardiovascular disease, hypertension, type 2 diabetes and improving the health of muscles, bones and joints, so letís get started!!!!!!

 

AVOID LONG REGISTRATION LINES!!!

All walkers must sign up for the walk and sign a medical release to participate in the walk. 
THIS CAN BE DONE ONLINE at www.alabamablue.com/walkatlunch

 

Once registered, we will have record of your registration and signed release.  Simply come by the Jefferson County Commission table in Lynn Park for check in on the day of the walk.  Registrations forms will be available the day of the walk; you may also pre-register in Human Resources #A610.

 

 

 

APRIL IS ALCOHOL AWARENESS MONTH

Please be reminded of the extraordinary impact that alcohol, alcohol-related problems and alcoholism have on individuals in the workplace and on families and children in our communities.  Be responsible and aware of the possible hazards alcohol usage presents.  For more information and to learn more about NCADD and Alcohol Awareness Month visit:  www.ncadd.org


GET HELP THROUGH
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEMS (BHS)!!!!
BHS offers counseling for a wide range of emotional issues, including, substance abuse and many other mental health-related issues. To find out more about covered conditions and the different treatment options available, call 800-245-1150.  Services are covered if you are a member of the Jefferson County Commission Group Health Plan, if not a member of the health plan; please take advantage of One Free initial assessment available to ALL County employees through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

 

 

Ready to Stop Smoking??  Please see the link below on Alabama QuitNow!!  This is a free community resource and we encourage you to take advantage.  Itís not only for smokers, encouragement and support from non-smokers is always helpful.  This site also contains links to several other organizations that can help with smoking cessation.   Be on the look out for Alabama QuitNow Flyers and Postings in your Department!!