Featured Wellbeing Campaigns 2023

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Spending time in the sun can be a lot of fun, but there are some risks to being outside.  The following tips, tools and resources can help you ensure a Fun, Safe, and Healthy June!  

This month's Featured On Demand Courses:

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If you are interested in learning more about the connection between water, hydration, and health, explore this month's Hydration Awareness course!

Easy Ways to Connect with Nature and Improve Health On Demand course Opens in new window

This Easy Ways to Connect With Nature & Improve Health course focuses on how nature positively affects our physical and mental state and how nature improves your mood. 

Safe & Healthy Summer Tools, Tips and Resources

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General Summer Health and Safety Information

Move More and Sit Less This Summer

Get at least 150 minutes of aerobic physical activity each week.  Physical activity has immediate benefits for your health: better sleep and reduced anxiety are two.

Heat Safety

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LIVE Heat Safety Webinars:  Anyone can be at risk for a heat-related illness. Staying hydrated, being mindful of heat-related symptoms, and doing labor intensive work at the beginning of the day to avoid peak heat of the day are a few examples of how you can stay safe this summer. Learn more tips with us during our upcoming webinar co-hosted by Heather Johnson and Suzy Weigle. Suzy is the City of Norfolk’s Safety Officer who manages occupational safety and health for the City of Norfolk.

Join us for one of the Beat the Heat - How to Have a Safe and Healthy Summer webinars:

Hydration and Nutrition

Choose your drinks wisely.  Drink water (fluoridated tap or unsweetened bottled or sparkling) instead of sugary or alcoholic drinks to reduce calories and stay safe.  Add slices of fruit to water for a refreshing, low-calorie drink. Eating healthy foods, fruits and veggies to make any summer meal healthier.  Healthy eating supports muscles, strengthens bones, and boosts immunity.

  • If you are interested in learning more about the connection between water, hydration, and health, explore the Hydration Awareness course!
  • If you are interested in learning more about eating right and vitamins, minerals and nutrients, explore the Nutrition Awareness course.
  • Colorful, delicious and nutritious foods help keep our bodies and minds healthier, longer.  Click here to learn more.Physical Wellbeing Image Link Opens in new window

Skin Safety

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Preventing Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types.  More than 5 million skin cancers are diagnosed each year in the United States.  Learn what you can do to protect yourself and your family from skin cancer. Read more

Skin Cancer Screenings (Resources for Anthem Medical Plan Participants (copays may apply)

Stay a step ahead of cancer with a skin cancer screening.  To find a doctor in the Anthem network login into anthem.com or call 1-833-988-2030.  Find care in your plan's network.  How to choose the best care options for your needs.

Click on the image below to learn more in the Anthem skin cancer flyer:

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Preventive Exams

 (Resources for Anthem Medical Plan Participants (copays may apply)

Regular checkups and exams can help you stay healthy and catch problems early, when they are easier to treat. All employees enrolled in the Anthem medical plan have the opportunity to earn the health insurance premium reduction by completing the healthy activities. Participation in this program is optional.  Visit your Live Well Rewards page for more information on this program.  Deadline for completion is 8/31/2023 to be eligible for the premium credit reduction the following year. Rewards Credit Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Preventive care includes: Physical exams, Colorectal exams, Well woman visits, Mammograms, Immunizations

To find a doctor in the Anthem network login into anthem.com or call 1-833-988-2030.  Find care in your plan's network.  How to choose the best care options for your needs.

Insight Timer Features

Have you tried Insight Timer?  Insight Timer is a top mindfulness platform designed to help people learn to calm the mind, reduce anxiety, manage stress, sleep deeply, and improve mental and physical health and wellbeing.  Free Premium Access for employees of the City of Norfolk, Norfolk Public Schools and Norfolk Redevelopment & Housing Authority!  View this month's features:

June FWC Insight Timer Summer Solstice Meditation Opens in new windowThis Summer Solstice meditation welcomes in the new, revitalizing energy of the summer season.   Preparing for and understanding the difference in energy as we shift from one season to the next.  This meditation invites you to imagine your perfect summer day.

June FWC Insight Timer 10 Day Summer Slowdown Opens in new window10-Day Summer Slowdown – through easy, heartfelt and conversational teachings, learn to connect deeply with the summer season and see it as an invitation to slowdown and relax as you expand and explore your inner and outer world through summer slowdown.

Get Insight Timer (app or web)

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Watch this video to learn more about Insight Timer.

Download the app:

1.  Download the free Insight Timer app and create an account with your work email address.

2.  Register your work email using the profile icon on the top right corner of your screen.

3.  Verify your work email and then gain full PREMIUM access to Insight Timer @ Work.

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Access via the web:

1. Go to www.insighttimer.com

2.  Click Get Started (top right corner) to create your free account.

3.  Enter your workplace email address and follow the prompts to verify your account.

Get started with the Step-by-step instructions for app or web