"Lunch & Learn"
It's a New Year and with that comes a new Lunch and Learn! So join us, Lunch is on us. To find out more information on upcoming events or if you have any questions feel free to give us a call: Phone: (928) 373-1013
We look forward to seeing you there.
The Yuma County Human Resources Benefits Staff
Mayra Alexandre or Beth Vazquez
Human Resources will host the 2018 Health and Wellness Employee Fair from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm on Wednesday, October 24th at Pivot Point and Thursday, October 25th at The Yuma Civic Center. All employees are welcome to participate and receive health services and screenings. Family members are welcome to attend. There will be many onsite vendors providing services such as: lifestyle coaching, financial wellness, essential oils, fitness training, nutrition and many more. Benefit providers will also be available. Vendors will be providing educational material and giveaways to all that attend.
The POP Mobile will not be present at the Health and Wellness Employee Fair, however; they will be on-site on Tuesday,
October 30, 2018 from 7:30 am – 2:00 pm.
YCEBT Wellness Initiative - Stay tuned for other events: There will be several fitness events that will occur throughout the year such as fun runs, exercise sessions, Zumba classes, and other activities.
City Run & Fun Walks
2018/2019 Series of 5K/10K Runs & Fun Walks
Registrations for the City Fun walk/runs series 2018/19 is open. Log into your HRintouch portal to register for the runs. Sign up for all the runs at one time or sign up for a specific month. Registrations are due by Monday, the week of run by noon.
Family (not on health plan) & Friends wishing to participate may do so by contacting the City of Yuma Parks & Recreation (928) 373-5200 for registration and payment information.
Weight Loss Challenge
Welcome to the "Fitness Challenge"
Our Summer Beach Body Fitness Challenge will be kicking off on Friday, August 10, 2018!
Purpose: The purpose of the Fitness Challenge is to promote, encourage and support participants in establishing and maintaining a healthy weight-loss and exercise program that demonstrates a healthy and active lifestyle.
Eligibility: Participation is voluntary; anyone who would like to reach or maintain a healthy weight is encouraged to participate. Only employee’s that are covered under the Yuma County Employee Benefit Trust (YCEBT) medical plan are eligible to participate.* This challenge is only for employees -dependents are not eligible to participate at this time.
How & When: This is an 6 week Challenge beginning August 10, 2018 and ending on September 21, 2018. Participants must attend the initial and final measurements to be eligible for a prize. All measurement submissions and measurement photos are kept confidential.
Please note: New requirement to be eligible to win one of the finalist prizes. There are 4 activities that our participants must complete in order to receive the incentive along with completing the initial and final measurement submission. Challenges are listed on the measurement sheet.
New online seminars are available each month. To find the online seminar:
1. Go to www.AZblue.com 2. Login to BlueNet
3. On the left, click “Health and Wellness”
4. Click on the PICTURE of the weights, salad and scale (right side)
5. In the left-hand column under “Health Assessment,” clink on “Online Seminars”
It’s QUICK! Online seminars can be completed in 10-15 minutes.
It’s EASY! View anytime, anywhere when it’s convenient for you! All you need is an internet connection.
It’s WORTH IT! Learn something new to help you get and stay healthy.
Seminarfeatures the Volumetric approach. Feel Full on Fewer Calories: Download Flyer [PDF]
Volumetrics strives to reduce normal dieting hunger and deprivation by altering the types of foods you eat, not the amount. It teaches you to zero in on the calorie density of the food on your plate.
The tools to live healthier lives.
Healthy Living Programs can help you take steps to a healthy lifestyle and offer support for the following and a lot more:
• Easy Start
• Get In Shape
• Healthier Diet
• Weight Loss
• Healthy Heart
• Stress Relief
• Healthy Kids
• Healthy Kids
• Healthy Seniors
Available for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona members, these programs are action-oriented, encouraging and confidence-building. They are self-paced with dynamic, personalized programming that bases next steps on your health level and program progress. You’ll get weekly e-mail reminders emphasizing the goal of the week along with a to-do list to keep you moving toward better health. And, because these programs are Web-based, you can access the programs online any time, from anywhere at your convenience.
HealthyBlue Online is an online health assessment that provides immediate feedback and results. Enter your information into the My BluePrintSM health assessment and you’ll be on your way to healthy living.
is a Web-based walking program that encourages employees to log their walking activity online. Plus, employees can find motivational tips and articles online that will help them continue to make strides
Online Health Guides
offer searchable health information and interactive tools, making it easy and convenient for employees to find the information they are looking for.
with the HealthyBlue discount program, your BCBSAZ-enrolled employees can take advantage of discounts on nationally recognized weight-loss programs, massage therapy, vitamins, acupuncture and many other health-related products and services.
with Health Coaching, you’ll get:
• A Personal Health Coach • Online and Telephone Support • Printed Program
Your personal health coach can help you:
• Lose weight • Ease stress • Eat healthier foods • Gain energy • Quit smoking
All you need to do is call toll-free (866) 4-BCBSAZ (866-422-2729) and ask to enroll in a Health Coaching program. Or, if you take the My BluePrint health assessment, a health coach may contact you based on the results.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provided by SupportLinc, a CuraLinc Healthcare’s behavioral health, employee assistance (EAP) and work-life programs. “Cura” is the Latin word for “care”. Our axiom, “Treat the Person, Not the Condition”, underlines CuraLinc Healthcare's commitment to making individuals healthier through member-centric intervention and care.
Contact Number (EAP) call (888) 881-5462
Contact Human Resources for Login: (928) 373-1013
MyFitnessPal is a diet and fitness community built with one purpose in mind: providing you with the tools and support you need to achieve your weight loss goals. They designed a free website and mobile apps that make calorie counting and food tracking easy. Use the FREE mobile apps and track from anywhere, anytime. Your journal always stays up to date no matter where you update it. The Smartphone application is a helpful nutrition and exercise tracker.