Wellness Works Resources
Walking on Sunshine Steps Challenge
Step out into the sunshine and walk your way to a healthier you with the Walking on Sunshine Steps Challenge. The challenge is to complete 175,000 steps over four weeks. Registration opens April 26 and the challenge runs May 2-29.
- AvMed members must visit HealthyRoads
- Log in to your account
- Click on ''Challenges''
- Select ''Walking on Sunshine Steps Challenge''
Once logged into HealthyRoads, click the ''My Health'' tab at the top of the page, followed by ''Connected!''
To earn points, participants receive 25 WellnessWorks points for completing the challenge. Those points accumulate every quarter so employees with 75 WellnessWorks points are entered into drawings for $250. Earn 75 WellnessWorks points for every quarter in the year for a chance at annual drawings of $500. Cash incentives are taxable.
Boost Your Immune System Naturally
Did you know the human body has natural defenses to fight off unwarranted attacks on your immune system? Dietary and lifestyle choices play a critical role in your body's response to pathogens, or disease causing organisms, better known as germs. Learn more about what you can do to boost your immune system naturally.
Wellness On Demand
WellnessWorks has created Wellness on Demand, a Microsoft Stream Channel for you to access wellness videos on exercise, stretching, meditation and wellness tips.
Self-Care Webinar Series
WellnessWorks is hosting a Self-Care Webinar Series during the week at noon. AvMed health coaches and special guests will be presenting a short 15 to 20 minute webinar on self-care topics. You will even have a chance to ask questions during the Q&A.
Register for the webinars you are interested in and take care of yourself during these trying times. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details on how to join the webinar.
- Tuesday, April 20 - News About Vitamin D
- Wednesday, April 21 - SuperFoods 101
- Thursday, April 22 - How To Exercise To Support the Knee Joint
Receive a free electronic copy of the new Health Coaches Cookbook with completion of this webinar.
To watch past videos of this series, visit Wellness on Demand.
Let wellness come to you with health coaching. Health coaching is available by telephone or email. Specialties include:
- Stress management
- Weight management
- Nutrition education
- Smoking cessation
- Healthy lifestyle & behavior modification
- Disease prevention/management
- Heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol
- Meal planning
Coaching sessions are private. Our coaches are HIPAA-Certified and ensure that all information remains completely confidential. No personal health information is shared with Miami-Dade County.
- Islara B. Souto, MPH
Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Jalessa McCathen, MPH
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Lara Benezra, MS, ACSM
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
- Jacqueline Lopez, RD, LD/N
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Coaching upon referral
Reach your Health and Fitness Goals
Get moving and remain active this year with Active & Fit. This program is exclusive to AvMed members. To learn more visit AvMed website and select Health and Wellness.