The County of San Bernardino is committed to providing you with the very best information and resources to support your healthy lifestyle. Be sure to check out My Health Matters! (MHM!), a personalized and interactive wellness program that can fit into your busy schedule. Whether you are looking to lose weight, quit smoking or just live healthier, this program gives you the tools and encouragement you need to reach your goals.
See below to learn about the various wellness initiatives available to you as part of the current 2018-19 Wellness Campaign which kicks off on September 1, 2018. As always, the County of San Bernardino is committed to providing you with the very best information and resources to support your healthy lifestyle.
The Human Resource Department is thrilled to announce the 6th annual Interagency Greatest Loser (IGL) challenge — brought to you by the County's Wellness Program, My Health Matters! (MHM!). View complete details on the 2019 IGL Webpage.
Walkadoo is a wireless pedometer-based program that makes walking fun! Each day, you get a step card via email or SMS that's been created just for you, based on your walking habits. Wear your pedometer, take your steps, and connect with other members on the Walkadoo website.
Blue Shield Subscribers: Walkadoo Rewards Accounts Program is back and will be held two times during the 2018/19 Wellness Campaign.
Earn a $50 Amazon eGift card for earning 500 points in Walkadoo per week during the 4 week contest period:
February 15 - March 15, 2019
Visit www.blueshieldca.com/cosb for more details.
Fight the flu! Get vaccinated!
Blue Shield Members: Contact your provider to obtain your flu shot as part of your annual exam.
Kaiser Members: Get your flu shot today! As a Kaiser member, you can get a flu shot at no cost at our facilities or our walk-in flu vaccine centers from September 2018 through June 2019. To find a walk-in flu vaccine center near you, view one of the following location schedules:
For more information, visit kp.org/flu.
NOTE: ARMC County Employees are advised to receive their flu vaccine at the ARMC Employee Health Department (lower level next to Arrowhead Café) in order to obtain proof of vaccination. For more information, call (909) 580-0084.
MHM! is pleased to offer onsite fitness activity classes to all employees at no cost. Attend a class today and take the first step to becoming a new, healthier you!
Steps to Success Wellness Events Calendar for a complete schedule of classes.
Relax your mind and body with yoga classes! Due to space limitations, registration is REQUIRED! View the flyer which includes registration link.
Meditation Mondays: New for 2018-19! Classes begin Monday, September 17th! Meditation is one of the best tools we have to balance our emotions, deal with physical and psychological distress, and promote the peace of the present moment. Although many find it can be difficult to meditate without a teacher or guide. Guided meditation literally walks students through a mediation while helping them find a calm and peaceful state one step at a time. When practiced regularly, this class aims to reduce high blood pressure while enhancing energy, clarify, and well-being. Registration is REQUIRED. View the flyer which includes registration link.
FIT Fridays: New for 2018-19! Classes begin Friday, September 21st! This class is designed to cater to all levels of fitness, including beginners. It focuses on engaging and toning various parts of the functional body while improving energy, endurance, cardiovascular strength, and flexibility. Many of the exercises in this class may involve the use of resistance bands, balls, or light weights. Registration is REQUIRED. View the flyer which includes registration link.
Rewards Eligibility: Must be a County employee to be eligible for Steps to Success rewards and incentives. All rewards and incentives are subject to inventory/fund availability. Employees who are enrolled as a subscriber in a County-sponsored medical/dental plan may be eligible to participate in the Walkadoo Rewards Challenge. Dependents may participate in MHM!, but are not eligible for rewards. Employees who opt-out or waive their health coverage to a County-employed spouse or registered domestic partner are not eligible to participate in Walkadoo Rewards Challenge.