CommonHealth Virginia’s Employee Wellness Program Training Goal To provide you with the tools and resources needed to provide an engaging and successful CommonHealth program at your agency. Together, we will work to make Virginia’s workforce the healthiest in the nation! CommonHealth’s Mission Improve the health of state employees by; Integrating wellness into the workplace culture Providing an environment that promotes and supports changes in health behavior Building trustworthy partnerships between employer, employee and our wellness partners Who Can Participate? All state employees at participating agencies, including wage, hourly and part-time workers Covered dependents (over the age of 18) Retirees and their covered dependents Getting Started Gather management support Agency administrators and supervisors Form an advisory committee many hands make light work look for diverse skills represent various departments The Nuts and Bolts (duties cont.) Schedule programs with your Regional Coordinator Schedule Health Check every 2 years Program promotion -get the word out to all employees Collect and maintain participation information Distribute CommonHealth Compass (electronic newsletter) Programs Timely health topics like…… Home Safe Home – vital topics for home safety D.R.I.V.E. -Drive Responsibly in Virginia Every time Winter Survival Guide– don’t let cold weather keep you from your nutrition and fitness goals …..and more! Program Options to Meet Your Needs Traditional Presentation 15 - 45 minutes Learning Station -high traffic area (e.g. break room) Coupon - paper or electronic DVD – hard copy or web link Contact Your Regional Coordinator to schedule Delivered to Meet Your Needs Formats delivered by your Regional Coordinator Express or Long Program Learning Station Desk-to-Desk Electronic Formats At your desk at your convenience DVD or website video CoVA Knowledge Center video Coupon FREE Health Check Screening every 2 years Total and HDL Cholesterol Blood Pressure Height/Weight and Body Mass Index Diabetes Risk Assessment For all employees and their adult dependents who are covered by a state health insurance plan. Contact Your Regional Coordinator to schedule Quit for Life Tobacco Cessation Program FREE to health plan participants 18 and older Individualized program includes a personal Quit Coach May include free nicotine replacement or covered medications Confidential The support you need when you’re ready Enroll online or by phone Future Moms Healthy pregnancies reduce risk of premature birth Unlimited access to experienced nurses Excellent information on pregnancy and childcare Support and guidance in areas like breastfeeding. Enroll in the first trimester and the hospital co-pay for delivery is waived (Approx. $300 value) CALL 1-800-828-5891 Weight Watchers Reach your weight management goals with At work programs, community programs, online programs Special pricing for Commonwealth employees 50% reimbursement for employees enrolled in state health benefit program who meet eligibility requirements CommonHealth Compass Electronic Newsletter Program Highlights Success Stories Information on support materials Recipes CommonHealth Web Site www.commonhealth.virginia.gov • Coordinator Tools • Program Videos • Tips and Links • Recipes • Challenges • Share Your Story …and much more! Friend us on FACEBOOK! What’s Next Contact your Regional Coordinator Contact information at www.commonhealth.virginia.gov Click Coordinators Click Regional Coordinators Regional Coordinators are listed by cities/counties served Rose O’Toole, CommonHealth Program Manager 804-786-3451 Rose.firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com We Look forward to working with you!