Additionally, we work to:
General health and well being
Onsite Biometric Screenings – a series of health tests, provided conveniently at the workplace, designed to offer insight into the employee’ health status. A minimum number of people is required, and subject to available funding.
Flu Vaccine Clinics – clinics held annually in the fall. Offered by BCPS Health Services. 2017 flu information will be posted when available.
Health promotion days
- October – breast cancer awareness, wear pink Tuesday October 18th
- February – American Heart Association, wear red Friday February 3rd
- Rock Your Red, February 24th
- March – nutrition promotion, wear and eat green Friday March 17th
- Walk/Run, May 6th for employees and their families
Eat Well, Work Well – A pledge and challenge program that encourages healthy food and beverage choices while at work.
Hungry Harvest – “produce for a purpose” delivered to your workplace every week.
Fitness Center Discounts – discounted membership fees and special offers to local fitness clubs available to BCPS employees.
10,000 Steps Toward Wellness – an 8-week individual program that encourages people to increase their steps to 10,000 a day. This program is pedometer/activity tracker based.
On-site Fitness Classes – site-based exercise or physical activity classes held before or after work hours. A variety of classes offered by certified instructors.
Weight loss programs
Healthiest Loser – a team healthy weight loss program that’s easy to implement at your school/site. It is competitive similar to the common “Biggest Loser” but can be offered however best for your school/site.
Healthy Wage – A $10,000 team weight loss challenge offered by Healthy Wage. Challenge starts January 27, 2017
Weight Watchers Discount – discounted meeting vouchers available to BCPS employees.
Smoking cessation – free quitline with coaching and patches. Offered by Baltimore County Health Department.
CPR Training – classes at the worksite. Minimum of 8 people. $30/person. Offered by BCPS Health Services.
Site based activities – a list of activities with many promotion material and resources that can be implemented at any site.