Challenge: Health Assessment
now, the city’s Wellness Connection is issuing you a health
assessment challenge: The first department in each of
three levels to get
90 percent of eligible employees to take health
assessment will be recognized with a “2011 Wellness Challenge”
trophy at a City Council public session.
are divided into levels according to size.
competition ends July 15, so get started. Winning is simple. Simply
get your biometrics screening, and then take the health assessment.
The assessment will take about 20 to 25 minutes, but the bragging
rights will last all year.
Employees who do not complete the health assessment by July 31 will
be subject to a $25 increase in their monthly medical contributions
beginning in October.
city department is challenged to have at least a 90 percent
completion rate for eligible-employees. Executive staff should
encourage their direct reports to join in the challenge by building
a team within their area. Team members can help encourage each other
to make biometric screening appointments and complete health
your screening values (total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, waist
circumference, blood pressure, height and weight). Employees have
several options for obtaining their numbers: They can use screening
results that they already have if they are less than six months old,
they can schedule an appointment at one of the free CIGNA biometric
screenings by calling 800-694-4982 or going online to www.registerformyevent.com/coh,
or they may choose to schedule an appointment with their
onto www.mycigna.com and click
on “Take my health assessment” under the “Manage my health” menu to
complete your individual health assessment.
Connection will track and report your department’s aggregate weekly
participation rates throughout the competition to the executive
staff and employee wellness representative of the
more information about the competition, including which level
your department is in, click here.
to help you get started:
your screening today at www.registerformyevent.com/coh or call