Check. Change. Control – Health Message #1

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Congratulations! You’ve taken the first step to controlling your blood pressure

The first step in controlling blood pressure is knowing your numbers. By now, you’ve checked your blood pressure and know what your numbers mean. Now it’s time to make a plan!

If your blood pressure numbers fall in the pre-hypertension stage or above, make an appointment to see your doctor and discuss a plan of action!You can learn more about partnering with your doctor to control your blood pressure here: http://bit.ly/2uuVjCE.

To get started lowering your blood pressure RIGHT NOW, refer to the 5 Simple Steps to Control Your Blood Pressure Infographic http://bit.ly/1e8KQ0P for some simple lifestyle changes you can start making today!

Don’t forget to upload your latest blood pressure reading to the online tracker: www.ccctracker.com.

 

NOTE: Participation will count toward earning $250 VEBA Incentive for 2018

 

 

In the United States, high blood pressure accounts for the second-most
heart disease and stroke deaths among preventable causes.

It’s second only to smoking.

Nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure. (Many don’t even know they have it.)
The best way to know if you have high blood pressure it is to have your blood pressure checked regularly.

 

 

Livewell – Creative Spirits Event

Join us Monday October 29th at River City Eatery for City of Windom Creative Spirits Event.    The back room at River City Eatery has been reserved from 5-9 for City of Windom employees and/or spouses for this event.  The painting event will be held 6:00-8:00 pm.   Come before and stay after for great food and spirits!  Spouses welcome.

Date: October 29, 2018
Time: 6-8 (painting)
Cost: $15 for painting supplies

NOTE: We need at least 15 participants to host this event.  Please RSVP by Thursday October 18th by calling City Hall at 507-831-6129 or email Windom.Wellness@windommn.com

 

Attendance earns participation credit for 2018 VEBA incentive.

 

 

WOW – Word of the Week Wellness Challenge

Don’t have time to workout? Short bursts of intense exercise can be just as effective as longer periods of moderate activity!  Use this challenge to add short periods of activity into your day!

WOW – Word of the Week

ACTIVE

A=40 Jumping Jacks
C=30 Squats
T=30 Second Wall Sit
I=30 Jumping Jacks
V=15 Burpees
E=20 Mountain Climbers

Have fun and see how many times you can perform “health” during the week. Modify the exercises if needed.  Encourage your co-workers and family members to join you. Challenge yourself to complete more rounds each week!

OPTIONAL: Email Windom.wellness@windommn.com to report your completed rounds OR if you want to pick the next WOW word!!!

Earn VEBA Incentive participation by emailing Windom.wellness@windommn.com to report completed rounds for at least one week.

 

Check. Change. Control – Health Message #1

Congratulations! You’ve taken the first step to controlling your blood pressure

The first step in controlling blood pressure is knowing your numbers. By now, you’ve checked your blood pressure and know what your numbers mean. Now it’s time to make a plan!

If your blood pressure numbers fall in the pre-hypertension stage or above, make an appointment to see your doctor and discuss a plan of action!You can learn more about partnering with your doctor to control your blood pressure here: http://bit.ly/2uuVjCE.

To get started lowering your blood pressure RIGHT NOW, refer to the 5 Simple Steps to Control Your Blood Pressure Infographic http://bit.ly/1e8KQ0P for some simple lifestyle changes you can start making today!

Don’t forget to upload your latest blood pressure reading to the online tracker: www.ccctracker.com.

 

NOTE: Participation will count toward earning $250 VEBA Incentive for 2018

 

 

In the United States, high blood pressure accounts for the second-most
heart disease and stroke deaths among preventable causes.

It’s second only to smoking.

Nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure. (Many don’t even know they have it.)
The best way to know if you have high blood pressure it is to have your blood pressure checked regularly.