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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.

Stay Cool & Thrive Summer Gladiator Race & Family Fun Day

Round up the family for some fun and register for the Stay Cool & Thrive Summer Gladiator Race & Family Fun Day. Spend a fun day in the sun from 6 a.m. to noon at Amelia Earhart Park.

For more information email

On the Move and Stepping this Spring Steps Challenge

WellnessWorks invites you to join the On the Move and Stepping this Spring Steps Challenge. As the flowers bloom this spring, now is the time to get on track and achieve a healthier you by stepping up your physical fitness and enjoying the great outdoors in the On the Move and Stepping this Spring Steps Challenge. Complete 235,000 steps over 4 weeks.

The challenge runs from April 29 to May 26.

Registration opens April 15 on

Mind and Mood: Practice Stress Management Wellbeing Challenge

Mind your mood and check in on yourself daily with the Wellbeing Challenge. Emotional wellness is showing yourself care and kindness, as you recognize and experience a wide range of emotional stressors in your personal and professional life. Complete one of the three stress management activities and log them for at least 20 days to earn 100 points to complete the challenge.

The challenge runs from May 6 to June 1.

Registration opens April 22 on

Biometric Screenings

Start the new year by boosting your health with a WellnessWorks Biometric Screening. All AvMed-eligible employees may attend this free screening which includes blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, BMI assessments and a chair massage to earn 25 WellnessWorks points and qualify for a $20 incentive bonus.
Miami Dade County will be hosting biometric screenings at the following locations:

Wellness Educational Workshop

WellnessWorks invites you to escape the work day for a moment and reinvigorate your health by attending monthly educational workshops at a County location near you for a chance to earn WellnessWorks swag.

You can expect a variety of health-related topics that are relevant to helping you maintain a healthy lifestyle while balancing your life responsibilities and obligations such as work, wellness, family, and much more.

Receive a punch card and collect stickers or punches after each WellnessWorks workshop or other in-person or virtual event you attend. Upon receiving 10 stickers or punches, submit your card to a WellnessWorks health coach or staff member to request your prize.

May 25
How to Reduce Stress and Build Resilience
Overtown Transit Village - 701 First Floor Conference Room - Front Room 130
Session one: 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Session two: 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Biggest Winner Challenge 2024

WellnessWorks challenges you to improve your health and fitness in 12 weeks. Choose your challenge: muscle gain or fat loss.

Registration opens on Jan. 8. Challenge runs from Feb. 12 to May 17. To join your department team, email your Department Personnel Representative or Wellness Liaison to be added to your department team. Teams are based on location.

The challenge will include:
  • Online webinars geared toward burning fat and building muscle
  • Each team will be assigned wellness coaches to guide their success
  • Bodimetrix ultrasound is included to track measurements at initial and final assessments
  • Easy access to special events, measurements and incentives 
  • Awards and prizes
For more information, email

Step Up, Revive and Thrive Face-Off 2024

Thirty-four department teams are competing in the annual department teams steps challenge for 2024 to determine which department can accumulate the greatest endurance, stride efforts and step count. 

Challenge dates: Jan. 22  - Nov. 8

Round 1 complete and teams moving on to Round 2 (Runs May 1 - May 26):
  • MIA Fast Landing
  • World Steppers 2024
  • DERMinators
  • Dynamic Dream Team
  • CAO Stompers 
  • Transit warriors
  • Zoomers
  • Go Getters
  • Transit Hot Steppers
  • JSD Wolf Pack
  • MIA Walkers
  • IT Never Stops
  • Mighty Steppers
  • StePsDreamers
  • Housing Hustlers
  • COCC Steppers
  • Forensic Footprints
Special recognition to the first place team of Step Up and Thrive Face-Off 2023 Challenge: DERMinators of the Regulatory and Economic Resources department.

WellnessWorks Incentive Winners

Congratulations to the annual winners of $500 for completing 75 points in all four quarters of 2022/2023 and all fourth quarter winners of $250 for earning 75 points or more.

To enter for a chance at winning the quarterly or annual prize complete 75 points worth of WellnessWorks events or challenges each quarter (i.e. personal health assessment, biometric screenings, webinars, steps challenges, biggest winner challenge).


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

The Self-Care Webinar Series features various topics that can help improve your health and wellness. The webinars begin at noon.
 Access past videos of this series by visiting 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

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.
To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters or any accommodation to participate in any County-sponsored program or meeting, email five days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also use the Florida Relay Service by calling 711.


Michael Bello
Program Coordinator

Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st Street,
Miami, FL 33128