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WellnessWorks Resources

The mayor's WellnessWorks Initiative aims to engage Miami-Dade County employees on the benefits of a healthy lifestyle through the educational, wellness and recreational programs and facilities brought to you by County government.

Get Your Ticker Tocking Steps Challenge
Get going and rack up steps for your heart by joining the Get Your Ticker Tocking Steps Challenge. Increase your daily activity and make heart health improvements with each step you take toward 125,000 steps Feb. 13 to March 12. Sign up on Healthyroads beginning Feb. 7.

To join:

  • AvMed members visit Healthyroads
  • Log in to your account
  • Select Challenges
  • Select Get your Ticker Tocking Steps Challenge Once logged into Healthyroads, select the My Health tab at the top of the page, followed by Connected.

Your participation in this step challenge gets you a free Fit Bit Flex 2. To confirm eligibility or for more information email wellnessworks@miamidade.gov.

Complete the challenge by March 12 to earn 25 points toward the 75-point goal for the quarter. Earn 75 points a quarter for a chance to win one of many $250 wellness rewards. These prizes are subject to payroll taxes.

Acts of Kindness Challenge

Spread acts of kindness around like confetti and join the Acts of Kindness Challenge starting Jan. 10. Log one act of kindness daily for 20 days Jan. 16-Feb. 12.

Complete the challenge by earning 100 points. You'll receive 25 WellnessWorks points, an "It's cool to be kind" t-shirt, and an invite to the 2022 live spin wheel mystery prize raffle drawing event in March.

Challenge actions include:

  • Send a gratitude text to a family member or friend, or email to a coworker
  • Slow down so someone can merge in front of you
  • Provide a compliment to a stranger
  • Offer to help someone and lend help if accepted
  • When you hear a discouraging voice in your head, tell yourself something positive

To Join:

  • AvMed members visit Healthyroads
  • Select Challenges
  • Select Acts of Kindness Challenge - "It's Cool to be Kind"

Upon completion of the challenge, you will receive 25 points toward your 75-point goal for the quarter. For each quarter in which you earn 75 points, you will be entered to win one of the many $250 wellness rewards (subject to payroll taxes).

Capture a photo of random acts of kindness with your colleagues Feb. 17 and send to wellnessworks@miamidade.gov to be featured in the Wellness Watch newsletter.

For more information email wellnessworks@miamidade.gov.

WellTalks

WellTalks are wellness talks provided by our EAP team. Find mental health tips, coping strategies, meditations and short videos dedicated to improving and maintaining your emotional wellness.

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.

To watch past videos of this series, visit Wellness on Demand.

Health Coaching
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
To make an appointment, call or email health coaches directly or email at wwcoaching@avmed.org.

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.

Health coaches:
Achieve your Health and Fitness Goals
Improve your physical fitness by joining the Active & Fit program. This program is exclusive to AvMed members. To learn more visit AvMed website and select Health and Wellness.