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Charlotte County Wellness@Work

GUARDIAN WISH CAMPAIGN:

Special thanks to all departments and employees who participated in the Guardian Wish Campaign. This year has been very successful. 


Feedback

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Employees and their families matter to
Wellness at Work. We want to hear from
you. Submit anonymously any feedback:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Feedback-Wellness-at-Work

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 ‭(Hidden)‬ Community Services and Wellness at Work partner to offer:

In an effort to support employees and their personal wellness, Charlotte County Employees now have FREE access to these fitness programs and amenities at Charlotte County recreation centers and pools:

  • FREE pool admissions
  • FREE drop-in gymnasium programs
  • FREE aquatic exercise programs
  • FREE Fitness Center admissions

Only valid for County Employees, must present badge at facility to be granted free access during operating hours. To see more about recreation centers and pools click:
https://www.charlottecountyfl.gov/services/parksrecs/Pages/default.aspx

Exclusions include any classes lead by contracted instructors. You may participate in these classes at the regular fee.

As Community Services would say, "Let's all Get Up, Get Out, and Get Active."

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 ‭(Hidden)‬ General Prevention

Charlotte County Heart Walk 2021

 

Special thank you to all the individuals who donated to the Charlotte County Heart Walk. Wellness at Work is so grateful for the leadership, passion and support that drove Charlotte County Government's support of the American Heart Association to new heights. Saturday was an amazing day to see so many Charlotte County team members come together and celebrate what we were able to accomplish to affect the health of our community.

 

Wellness Initiative Program
2019 

Important Dates:​

  • Final Weigh-In at the Employee Health Center: September 1-28, 2019 
    (No appointment needed and weigh-in one time only.)

           Weigh-in Chart incentive calculator

  • Alternative Wellness Standard tracking sheet due by September 28, 2019

          Email tracking sheet to Wellness@CharlotteCountyFL.gov

DISASTER RESPONSE RESOURCES AVAILABLE




EAP counseling and crisis assistance 
As always, your EAP is available 24/7 for confidential assistance, crisis support and more. Please remind employees of the EAP toll-free number, 1.877.622.4327.

 

For individuals who do not have health benefits or employee assistance program benefits through Cigna, but could benefit from talking with a qualified representative, regarding stress from Hurricane Dorian, they can call 866.912.1687 (available 24/7) for as long as necessary.    

 

Articles:

Self Care Strategies 

Staying Connected during a Disaster

FEMA How To Prepare for a Disaster Before, During, and After

 


Heart Walk 2019 

CLICK HERE TO JOIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Supervisor of Elections:

CLICK HERE TO JOIN SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS

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What an incredible Heart Walk year! Wellness at Work is so grateful for the leadership, passion and support that drove Charlotte County Government's support of the American Heart Association to new heights. Saturday was an amazing day to see so many Charlotte County team members come together and celebrate what we were able to accomplish to affect the health of our community.

Congratulations also to Samantha Nichols for winning the American Heart Association's Lifestyle Change Award!

A big thank you to our Team Coaches: Syndi Merriman, Lisa O'Connor, Ronelle Moore, Mike Vaughn, Mary Shelley, Faith Dangerfield, Lorenzo Daetz, Chrisann Warn, Kim Kapela, Monica Woodmansee, Ann Lee and Alissa Desguin for leading the charge. They put in a lot of behind the scenes work on the campaign and we couldn't have done it with them.  

Thank you again.  I look forward to seeing that we can do together next year!

Gratefully,

Stephanee

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 COVID-19

Charlotte County COVID Information for Employees:

Employee COVID-19 Information (sharepoint.com)

Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC):

About Coronavirus:

www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

As a reminder, Cigna offers free telephone support. 

The 24/7 clinical emotional phone support line is 1-866-912-1687.

Here's what is posted on Cigna.com's Coronavirus Resource Center​

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Managing Reactions to Coronavirus - Self-care Strategies

Reassuring Children - COVID-19 Fears & Concerns

Tips and Resources for Managers - COVID19 Fears & Concerns

World Health Organization (WHO):

Coronavirus updates:

www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Pandemic preparedness:

www.who.int/influenza/preparedness/pandemic/en/

Free resources with meditations, stories, music, talks and more, all hand-picked to support your mental and emotional wellness to support you through this challenging time from CALM:

Click here: CALM  



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 The 5 Essentials for Financial Wellness

What is included in the program:

  • A recorded 15 minute welcome from Brent Hines and intro to the program
  • Videos of the topics listed below
  • A pre and post assessment
  • And all participates at end of learning will have opportunity to connect 1:1 online / phone with one of our 'Certified Financial Wellness Counselors'

What are the topics for the six week Foundation of Financial Wellness?

  1. Thought Barriers to Financial Wellness
  2. Essential 1: Budgeting and Debt Elimination
  3. Essential 2A: Investing - Getting Started https://wellness.charlottecountyfl.gov/Pages/IncentiveCalculator.aspx
  4. Essential 2B: Investing - Retirement
  5. Essential 3: Risk and Insurance
  6. Essential 4: Taxes
  7. Essential 5: Life and Legacy

 Details about each of the 5 Essentials

What is the total invested time involved for the participates who are in the pilot program?

The whole program would take participates about 7 hours to complete. Great part is the program is self-paced over the course of the six weeks.

What do I need to know?

Each video about 50 minutes, some homework and the pre and post assessments.

Interested in participating and committed to completing the entire program?

Please contact Stephanee Phillips if you are interested in a financial wellness program.

 Names have been drawn at random and indivdiuals have been notified.

If you are completing the Alternative Wellness Standard, you will receive 100 points for the Foundations of Financial Wellness Pilot program.

"To make progress, you must take action."

​Recently Wellness at Work teamed up with Community Services to offer a free yoga class.

Who able to attend: All adults-Charlotte County citizens, County employees and spouses.

What: Yoga

When: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Wednesday, October 24th, November and December

Where: Port Charlotte Beach Complex, 4500 Harbor Boulvard, Port Charlotte, FL 33952

How much: Free

The class is beginner level with our wonderful instructor, Jacqi M. Here is a little bit about
our instructorJacqi Martin is a 200-hour certified yoga instructor and certified meditation instructor and
has been teaching yoga since 2014.

Jacqi is looking to share the many benefits of all the aspects of yoga with Charlotte County.
The classes will primarily focus on the two of the eight limbs of yoga: pranayama (breath control)
and asana (body posture/poses). The classes will be easily accessible for all levels of those participating.

Heart Wallk 2020

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Come join us for the 2020 Charlotte County Heart Walk!

When: February 8th, 2020 at 8 am

Where: Laishley Park, 120 Laiskley Court, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Why: Promote physical activity and heart health, while raising funds to fight heart disease and stroke in our community.

Join one of the following teams:

Charlotte County Government:

CLICK HERE TO JOIN BUDGET AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN COMMUNITY SERVICES TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN FACILITIES TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN HUMAN RESOURCES TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN HUMAN SERVICES TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN PUBLIC SAFETY TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN PUBLIC WORKS TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN TOURISM TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN UTLITIES TEAM

Tax Collector:

CLICK HERE TO JOIN TAX COLLECTORS OFFICE TEAM

Property Appraiser:

CLICK HERE TO JOIN COUNTY APPRAISER TEAM

Clerk of the Court and Court Administration:

CLICK HERE TO JOIN CLERK OF COURTS TEAM

Punta Gorda Airport:

Charlotte County Heart Walk 2020

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Come join us for the 2020 Charlotte County Heart Walk!

When: February 8th, 2020 at 8 am

Where: Laishley Park, 120 Laiskley Court, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Who: Everyone! Employees, spouses, children, family members, and friends.

Why: Promote physical activity and heart health, while raising funds to fight heart disease and stroke in our community.

Join one of the following teams:

Charlotte County Government Teams:

CLICK HERE TO JOIN BUDGET AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN COMMUNITY SERVICES TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN FACILITIES TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN HUMAN RESOURCES TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN HUMAN SERVICES TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN PUBLIC SAFETY TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN PUBLIC WORKS TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN TOURISM TEAM

CLICK HERE TO JOIN UTLITIES TEAM

Tax Collector:

CLICK HERE TO JOIN TAX COLLECTORS OFFICE TEAM

Property Appraiser:

CLICK HERE TO JOIN COUNTY APPRAISER TEAM

Clerk of the Court and Court Administration:

CLICK HERE TO JOIN CLERK OF COURTS TEAM

Punta Gorda Airport: