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World Health Day!

Let’s work on being healthier through hearty meals containing fruits and veggies.  Go for a walk with a friend.

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Challenge #4 – Brain Teaser

Challenge #4 – Brain Teaser is now open for registration. Brain Teaser CHALLENGE DATES: Sign-up: 4/5/19 – 4/24/19 Challenge Runs: 4/15/19 – 5/13/19 HOW IT WORKS: Give yourself one challenge point for each day you reach 15 challenge points. Daily max … Continue reading

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World Happiness Day!

What makes you the happiest?  Reflect upon that and try to incorporate it into your year.

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Healthy Suffolk 5K

On May 18, 2019 Healthy Suffolk will be hosting a Spring 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Walk at Bennett’s Creek Park. Register before May 3, 2019, to ensure you receive a race T-shirt and take an early registration discount! Simply … Continue reading

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Nutritious Pi Day!

Celebrate a mathematical day with nutritious ?.  Ever tried a veggie pizza?  Or, a delicious Shepherd’s Pie?

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Wellness Spotlight – JFKMS

Kisha H. is the Wellness Champion for JFKMS.  She works hard with staff to stay healthy and well.  Staff walk together and complete exercises right where they are.  It could be a hallway or the gym and you will see … Continue reading

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Challenge #3 Dine In

Challenge #3, Dine IN Registration is now Open!  Be one of the first 200 SPS Staff to Register and Complete this challenge to earn (one) SPS Lunch Cooler. **Once you have registered for this challenge, make sure you click on the Details and … Continue reading

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National Pistachio Day

Yay!!!  It is February 26th – National Pistachio Day Pistachios are a nutrient-dense and heart-healthy food.  Snack smarter by munching on some of these today!

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Wellness Spotlight

Recently, Cafeteria Manager Susan C. decided to try walking around the gym at Oakland.  She started with averaging 2 laps before having to stop and rest.  Now, 5 weeks later she is able to walk for 1 mile without breaks.  … Continue reading

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Wellness Spotlight – NPES

Mary Kate S. is the Wellness Champion for NPES and she is a go getter with a Wellness Facebook group that posts monthly exercise challenges to keep staff motivated and accountable.  Also, NPES has 23 staff members taking part in … Continue reading

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Happy Healthy Heart Day!

Enjoy Valentine’s Day by: Enjoying some fresh fruit Create your own trail mix Go for a walk

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Wellness Spotlight – Tech Center

Our Tech Center has a focus on Wellness led by their Wellness Champion, Sarah M.  Tech is located at JFKMS and has measured walking paths for all staff to enjoy.  Other buildings with measured walking spaces include EFES, FGMS, FS/Trans, … Continue reading

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Wellness Spotlight

Thank you to the staff from Creekside, Elephant’s Fork, Kilby Shores, and the Bus Drivers for participating in the Fall Traveling YMCA Programming.  We want to celebrate you for your hard work! This Spring, we have grown into a larger … Continue reading

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Anthem: February News – Time Well Spent

Where is the best to go to receive the care you need with Anthem Insurance?  Click on the links below to learn more. Best Care Options (Video) Use of Care and Cost Finder (PDF) Primary Care Physician (PDF) Discounts with Anthem … Continue reading

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Wellness Spotlight

Tabatha B. is the Wellness Champion for Lakland High School and works with Coach T. from the Physical Education Department to create “Fitness Fun” for staff.  Tabatha stays in constant communication with staff and Lakeland has more than doubled their … Continue reading

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Challenge #2

Challenge #2, The Two Minute Exercise Drill Registration Opens today!  Be one of the first 200 SPS Staff to Register and Complete this challenge to earn (one) Wellness Hoodie. **Once you have registered for this challenge, make sure you click on the Details … Continue reading

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Wellness Spotlight

Diane W. is the Wellness Champion for SAO.  She communicates with staff members on a regular basis through upbeat emails and always has a healthy, yummy, recipe to share!  Wellness for Diane is changing one or two things in your … Continue reading

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Wellness Spotlight

Meet Ashley S., Wellness Champion from KFHS Ashley is most interested in overall wellness of the mind and the body.  Often reminding herself and helping others to understand that wellness is a lifestyle and just like anything in life, its … Continue reading

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Wellness Spotlight

Meet Dr. Byrd from SAO! Dr. Byrd is the Director of Secondary Leadership who enjoys healthy meals with his son.  Cooking meals together offers great family time! … Checkout the Sample 7 Day Menus link below from the USDA. Join … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year SPS!  Remember…. you need 200 points by May 15, 2019 to earn the *$200 reward*.  Login in to Simply Well today and check in on your points! The MHA and Biometrics (or, Physician form) are required *$200 … Continue reading

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