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Wellness Incentive

The Healthy Steps Incentive Program has been approved! Health-plan covered employees may earn a $240 paycheck payment in December 2017, AND a $300 HSA deposit or premium reduction (HSA deposit for the high deductible plan employees, premium discount for the DHMO plan employees) in 2018. This is a great benefit addition to our health plan coverage!

Plus,  all employees who are eligible to receive medical benefits from the city, even those who waive the benefit, may participate to earn points and prizes through the wellness portal.

Wellness Portal Login Instructions

  1. Go to www.cityofdenverwellness.com
    Open link in web browser Google Chrome
  2. Click on register today
  3. Use your employee ID as your identifier
  4. Enter registration code Denver

Eligible employees must register on the new, online wellness portal in order to complete the requirements of the program and receive the incentive. Log on to www.cityofdenverwellness.com and register by entering your last name, birthday, employee ID number and the registration code Denver. The portal will guide you to the incentive program components. This year the requirements of the program are as follows:

  • Complete the member health assessment
  • Take the physician screening form to your doctor to fill out and upload to www.cityofdenverwellness.com
  • Enter the dates of three of your most recent preventive care screenings (dentist appointment, cancer screenings etc.) 

All of the required screenings must be completed on or before October 31, 2017; physician forms must be uploaded to www.cityofdenverwellness.com by October 31, 2017. You must register for the website by October 15, 2017 in order to participate in the incentive program.

Every employee who is eligible for benefits through the city can log in to www.cityofdenverwellness.com and earn points toward prize drawings, even if the employee waives the medical benefit through the city. 

By completing peer challenges, attending on-site classes at city locations and uploading proof of attendance, watching webinars, participating in challenges, joining four week targeted programs and linking fitness apps and devices to the portal to track steps, employees can earn points. If you earn 100 points a quarter, you will be entered to win one of three prizes worth up to $250. Check out the prizes here! The winners will be chosen at the end of the quarter. Each employee can only win once a year. 

Still have questions? Check out the Denver Wellness Incentive Program Q&A, or contact your Wellness Champion.

 

 

 

Denver Wellness Highlights

Denver Wellness introduces Weigh and Win!

A FREE program that rewards you for being healthy!

Earn cash for weight improvement or other prizes for participating.  Weigh and Win helps you incorporate healthy eating and active living habits into your daily routine through daily emails and/or text messages with personalized coaching on nutrition, physical activity, and more.  

Once you enroll, you'll track your progress through quaterly, photographed weigh-ins at one of the Denver Wellness kiosks:

  • Webb Building 
    In the Clerk and Recorder's Office
  • Central Library
  • Fire and Polie Academies
  • Denver Human Services, Castro Building
  • Montbello Recreation Center

Enroll today! Visit www.weighandwin.com and click the "Join Now It's Free" button.


'Fit Fall' Weigh and Win Team Challenge

Fit Fall Flyer

Download the
Fit Fall Challenge Flyer

Start gathering your teams – the ‘Fit Fall’ Weigh and Win Team Challenge has started! Compete against others across Colorado for most weight loss (%) or HEALTHpoints (program participation). The top three teams win awesome prizes like Fitbits and gift cards to Amazon and Target! Plus, the winning teams get to make a $1,000 donation to an approved non-profit. Give and get!

The challenge runs from August 1 – October 31, 2016. Create or join a team starting August 1 (or any time after) by visiting www.WeighandWin.com/TeamChallenge.

Denver Wellness is proud to once again offer convenient mammogram screenings to our employees. Through our partnerships with Kaiser Permanente and University of Colorado Hospital, employees will have the opportunity to get a free mammogram screening at the Castro Building, 1200 Federal Blvd. Kaiser Permanente members can be screened on Tuesday, September 27, 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. and all other employees can be screened on Thursday, September 29, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

We encourage employees to take advantage of this free screening opportunity. Early detection is the best protection! 

Register for this event:

Kaiser Permanente members
Castro Building
1200 Federal Blvd.
Tuesday, September 27, 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Click here to register: https://wellness-event.kaiserpermanente.org/signup/city_and_county_of_denver \
You'll need your ID and Kaiser Permanente card at your screening


All Other City and County of Denver Employees
Castro Building
1200 Federal Blvd.
Thursday, September 29, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
To register, call University of Colorado Hospital at 720-848-1638
You'll need your ID and medical card at your screening

With the flu season underway, walk-in flu vaccine clinics are closed until October. Since it is never too late to get your flu shot - contact your provider to see how you can receive your vaccine.

 

Download the Denver Wellbeing Challenge Flyer

Congratulations to all competitors in the 2016 Live Healthy Denver Wellbeing Challenge!

Everyone put in a fantastic effort, and we hope you feel more well in all areas of your life. This year, 382 employees participated putting in a total of 14,207 hours! It was a tight competition, but these top 5 teams and 10 individuals will receive gift cards of their choice!

Winning Teams:

  1. The Exercists—from the Department of Human Services
  2. Bye Bye Badunkadunks—from the District Attorney’s Office
  3. Reyes Sisters— from the Department of Human Services
  4. Worst Pace Scenario-- from the Department of Human Services
  5. Kitten Mauraders—from the Denver Public Library

Winning Individuals:

  1. Roadrunners—from Technology Services
  2. TMFW—from the Denver Public Library
  3. Run Joshua Run—from the Denver Public Library
  4. 12th Woman—from Aviation
  5. Wonder Woman—from Aviation
  6. Angkorwat—from Aviation
  7. Withering A-Weigh—from Aviation
  8. Brian—from the Denver Public Library
  9. Run it Out—from the Denver Public Library
  10. DPL—from the Denver Public Library

Scores were calculated based on activity minutes and bonus activities. Thank you to all who participated for making this year’s challenge a success! 

More ways to be well!

Youth, ages 5-18, can have a key to the city! Free access to recreation centers, pools, and cultural facilieis. Experience what makes Denver great.

Learn more.

All City Employees can get the support they need to quit smoking.

  • The Colorado Quitline, 1-800-QUIT- NOW (1-800-784-8669) provides free resources, such as patches lozenges or gum. United Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente and Denver Health all offer free coaching online, on the phone, or in person. Visit the links below to learn more and quit today.
  • Watch this webinar from the American Lung Association. 
  • United Healthcare Online Coach 
  • Kaiser Online Quit Program and Webinars. For individual coaching call (866) 862-4295 Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pacific Time, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mountain Time, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • Contact Denver Health at healthandwellness@dhha.org to sign up for a health coach. Check out all of Denver Health's coaching programs here.
  • And check out these tips from Health Matters At Work and the American Lung Association.

The American Diabetes Association leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes.

  • They fund research to prevent, curean d manage diabetes.
  • They deliver services to hundreds of communities.
  • They provide objective and credible information.
  • They give voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.

Learn more.

The American Heart Association (AHA) is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. 

To improve the lives of all Americans, the AHA provides public health education in a variety of ways. They’re the nation’s leader in CPR education training. They help people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. They provide science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to help them provide quality care to their patients. They educate lawmakers, policymakers and the public as we advocate for changes to protect and improve the health of our communities.

Learn more.

Running in the USA's goal is to list on their site every running-related race in the USA. They want to make it easy for their visitors to find race information, past results, race photos, and connect with other runners through running clubs or running forms. 

Check out Colorado Marathons, 5Ks and more.

Healthy Connections is offered as a recorded webinar series that you can complete when it is convenient for you. You may also use the recorded series to make up a missed in-person Healthy Connections class or to refresh your skills!

Personal issues, planning for life events or simply managing daily life can affect your work, health and family. The GuidanceResources® EAP provides support, resources and information for personal and work-life issues. GuidanceResources is city sponsored, confidential and provided at no charge to employees and their dependents.

Your GuidanceResources EAP services include:

EAP for Confidential Counseling
Life can be stressful. Your EAP is designed to provide short-term counseling services for you and your dependents to help you handle concerns constructively, before they become major issues. Call anytime about concerns such as marital, relationship and family problems; stress, anxiety and depression; grief and loss, job pressures and substance abuse.

Work-Life Solutions
Too much to do, and too little time to get it all done? The work-life specialists can do the research for you, and provide qualified referrals and customized resources for child and elder care, moving, pet care, college planning, home repair, buying a car, planning an event, selling a house and more.

Legal Support
With GuidanceResources, you have an attorney “on call” whenever you have questions about legal matters. Speak with on-staff licensed attorneys about legal concerns such as divorce, custody, adoption, real estate, debt and bankruptcy, landlord/tenant issues, civil and criminal actions and more. If you require representation, you can be referred to a qualified attorney for a free 30-minute consultation and a 25 percent reduction in customary legal fees.

Financial Information
Everyone has financial questions. With your GuidanceResources benefit, you can get answers to your questions about budgeting, debt management, tax issues and other money concerns from on-staff CPAs, Certified Financial Planners® and other financial experts, simply by calling your toll-free number.

GuidanceResources® Online
Go online to access timely, expert information on thousands of topics, including relationships, work, school, children, wellness, legal, financial and free time. You can search for qualified child and elder care, attorneys and financial planners as well as ask questions, take self-assessments and more.

 

GuidanceResources is available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

There are two ways to access your GuidanceResources EAP benefits:

1. Call 877.327.3854. You’ll speak to a counseling professional who will listen to your concerns and can guide you to the appropriate services you require.

2. Visit GuidanceResources Online at www.guidanceresources.com and enter your company ID: DENVEREAP

Remember, your GuidanceResources benefits are strictly confidential. To view the ComPsych HIPAA privacy notice, please go to www.guidanceresources.com/privacy.

 

Mission

Denver Wellness supports all City and County of Denver employees on their path to well being by providing empowering health information, engaging wellness activities and all-inclusive health opportunities.

Vision
Denver Wellness is a support program that every employee can access to find resources to improve their health. Denver Wellness is a support program that meets employees where they are on their journey to well being.

Objectives

  • To reduce health risks through engagement.
  • To empower employees to make healthy and informed choices.
  • To encourage wellness through education, better nutrition, stress management and physical activity.
  • To provide quality, reliable wellness resources for employees.
  • To celebrate employees who take action to learn about and improve their health.

Be engaged. Be empowered. Be Well.
Read more about the Denver Wellness Program.

Contact us

Denver Wellness questions?

Call: 720-913-5690
Email: wellness@denvergov.org
Visit: Webb Building, 4th Floor (next to Benefits)!

Find your Wellness Champion!