2019 Additional Screening – Windom Area Health

The Wellness Committee has funds available to offer one -time additional screening/lab tests for 2019. These tests will be FREE to employees.

If you have NOT done the full screen (Lipid and Glucose) already in 2019 this is another opportunity to meet the requirements to qualify for the $500 Wellness Incentive.  We are also offering three additional tests for employees including Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA),  and Hemoglobin.  The PSA test is recommended for males age 50+ and the TSH is available to anyone who is interested. 

All tests will be at Windom Area Hospital on October 22nd and October 23rd. Employees will enter through ER doors.  A 12 hour fast is required for all tests.

Click HERE for sign-up times.  Please reserve your time by emailing chelsie.carlson@windommn.com or calling City Hall at 507-831-6129

Sign-up deadline is Monday October 14th

 

Note: If you choose to do the screening with your primary provider, please have Physician Screening Letter completed and return to Chelsie.

Please email Windom.Wellness@windommn.com with any questions.

Thanks

 

BCBS – Sharecare Enrollment – Get Enrolled – More Options for Rewards in 2020!

See attached to get enrolled in remaining challenges for 2019 and get ready for 2020 challenges. Earn $20/month for tracking steps for 21 days/month and getting at least 210,000 steps per month.  Other activities can be converted to steps to earn the rewards!! Sharecare  

2019 City of Windom Flu Shots

Please let Cheryl know if you are interested in getting a flu shot so she can get a head count

ASAP  – Please Pass on to the other employees

Shots will be at the Powerhouse

City Employee & Spouses

FLU SHOTS

September 26th

Call Cheryl – 832-8663  

If time does not work let me know also,  thanks

2019 Wellness – Soup’s On Taste Testing – RECIPES ATTACHED

Thanks to all who attended today!  See recipes below.

Soup Recipes

REMINDER

2019 WELLNESS ACTIVITY – EARN PARTICIPATION INCENTIVE FOR 2019

Soup’s On Taste Testing

Try something new with taste tests provided through Windom Area Health!  At least two soups will be featured for the taste test.  The registered dietician from Windom Area Health will be onsite to answer questions and provide information and recipes to take home!  Stop by during your lunch break to take advantage of this activity sponsored by the Wellness Committee.

Date: September 11th
Time: 11:30-12:30 (come and go event)
Location: Council Chambers

Free Heel Scans will be available onsite during the event!

Heel Scan Information

 

Email Comments/Questions to:  Windom.wellness@windommn.com or ask a Wellness Committee member.

Committee: Cheryl Lillegaard, Dawn Aamot, Nancy Sajban, Dana Wallace, Drew Hage, Chelsie Carlson

 

 

2019 Wellness – Soup’s On Taste Testing & Free Heel Scan – SEPTEMBER 11 – Heel Scan Info Attached

REMINDER

2019 WELLNESS ACTIVITY – EARN PARTICIPATION INCENTIVE FOR 2019

Soup’s On Taste Testing

Try something new with taste tests provided through Windom Area Health!  At least two soups will be featured for the taste test.  The registered dietician from Windom Area Health will be onsite to answer questions and provide information and recipes to take home!  Stop by during your lunch break to take advantage of this activity sponsored by the Wellness Committee.

Date: September 11th
Time: 11:30-12:30 (come and go event)
Location: Council Chambers

Free Heel Scans will be available onsite during the event!

Heel Scan Information

 

Email Comments/Questions to:  Windom.wellness@windommn.com or ask a Wellness Committee member.

Committee: Cheryl Lillegaard, Dawn Aamot, Nancy Sajban, Dana Wallace, Drew Hage, Chelsie Carlson

 

 

September 2019 Healthier Living Newsletter

 

Healthier Living_September2019_SWWC Live Well

Email Comments/Questions to:  Windom.wellness@windommn.com or ask a Wellness Committee member.

Committee: Cheryl Lillegaard, Dawn Aamot, Nancy Sajban, Dana Wallace, Drew Hage, Chelsie Carlson

 

 

2019 Wellness – Soup’s On Taste Testing & Free Heel Scan – SEPTEMBER 11

REMINDER

2019 WELLNESS ACTIVITY – EARN PARTICIPATION INCENTIVE FOR 2019

Soup’s On Taste Testing

Try something new with taste tests provided through Windom Area Health!  At least two soups will be featured for the taste test.  The registered dietician from Windom Area Health will be onsite to answer questions and provide information and recipes to take home!  Stop by during your lunch break to take advantage of this activity sponsored by the Wellness Committee.

Date: September 11th
Time: 11:30-12:30 (come and go event)
Location: Council Chambers

Free Heel Scans will be available onsite during the event!

 

Email Comments/Questions to:  Windom.wellness@windommn.com or ask a Wellness Committee member.

Committee: Cheryl Lillegaard, Dawn Aamot, Nancy Sajban, Dana Wallace, Drew Hage, Chelsie Carlson

 

 

Plan to Attend ALICE Training

ALICE Training

The Windom Police Department will be providing active shooter training (Alert Lockdown Inform Counter Evacuate – ALICE) for City employees on September 16th and September 19th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at City Hall, Council Chamber.  Department heads have been notified of the upcoming training and all employees are encouraged to attend one of the sessions.  This important training will be paid time for those employees attending.

One website dedicated to ALICE training notes the following pertaining to Governmental workspaces:

While it would seem if any employees would be secure from extreme workplace violence, those working in highly-secured government buildings should be that fortunate group. However, the truth is otherwise. Many federal government locations have experienced attacks yielding casualties: the US Capitol, the Manhattan Federal Building, VA Hospitals. Even Military installations have seen events caused by both deranged individuals and those motivated by terrorism that have caused injuries and deaths: Fort Hood, US Army Recruiting Stations, and the US Navy Yard.

State, County, and Local government facilities have also experienced mass shootings: The Connecticut State Lottery, San Bernardino County of Public Health, Kirkwood MO City Council are examples. And like their federal counterparts, the motivation for the shootings of employees at these facilities ranged from disgruntled employees or citizens to terrorism.

Like all other locations, the degree of Prevention and Protection afforded by the facility can never be high enough to afford 100% guarantee of today being just like yesterday. Government civilian employees must be properly prepared to respond to extreme workplace violence. ALICE is the best tool available to ensure this group of public servants are ready should the unthinkable occur.

City Council members are also welcome to attend the training.  Sessions are set up to accommodate approximately 30 persons at each event, so no RSVP is needed.  If you have any questions please contact me at 831-6129 or Officer Huse at 831-6134.

THANK YOU – FOOD DRIVE

Thanks to all who donated to the City of Windom food drive during August!  I dropped off 67# of food and $20.00.  They were very appreciative of our donation! Great Job!!

We plan to do this annually.  Next year we will set a goal to beat the 67#!!!