logoMesa Public Schools cares about the health and well-being of our employees.  The district’s wellness program, Take Steps for Wellness, provides assistance and creates opportunities for employees to lead healthier lifestyles.  One of the goals of Take Steps for Wellness is to create a culture of wellness throughout the Mesa community. 

We work with healthcare providers, government agencies, district programs, and district partners to provide a wide variety of free services to employees.

What's new?

Onsite Prostate Cancer Screenings: Dec. 2

Did you know after skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most diagnosed cancer in American men and the second leading cause of cancer death? Prostate On-site Project (POP) will be providing screenings for employees and covered spouses 40+ at no cost at Fremont Transportation. Click here for more information.

Mobile Onsite Mammography (M.O.M) 11/15/2021– 12/10/2021
Mark your calendars! Preventive screenings will be held across the district starting Nov. 15 to Dec. 10. Female employees and female spouses of employees over 40 are eligible. To schedule an appointment, call 480-967-3767. Click here for the schedule. Early detection saves lives!

Strike a Pose with your Pet

Studies have shown that the bond between people and their pets is linked to several health benefits. Strike a pose with your pet and send your picture to wellness@mpsaz.org by November 30, 2021 to be entered into a drawing for a year membership for United Pet Care. As a UPC member, you simply take your pet to the veterinarian as often as you need. You’ll save instantly on everything from vaccinations, surgeries, dental, medications, and more.

Virtual Healthier Living Workshop: Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 25 – March 3, 5 – 6 p.m.

Dignity Health is offering a FREE 6-Week Workshop Series for Adults with Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, COPD, Arthritis, Asthma or ANY other Chronic Health Condition. Also great for ANYONE interested in improving their health and well-being. Click here for more information.  Click here to register.


Flu Shots

Need to get your flu shot? In addition to your physician’s office, major participating pharmacies in your network include: Albertsons, CVS, Kroger, Safeway, Sam’s Club, Costco, Walgreens, and Walmart. You shouldn’t need to make an appointment to get a vaccine, but you should call your pharmacy to make sure your vaccine is available at that location.

Cigna Active&Fit 

Gym or home? We will keep you active either way. You’ll have access to 4,000+ on-demand fitness videos to keep moving wherever you may be. Your membership also includes our national network of 11,000+ fitness centers, with the ability to change anytime for just $25/month. No long-term contract. Click here for more information.

Cigna Healthy Rewards: Fitbit Discount

As a Cigna customer, you have access to discounted Fibit devices. Click here for more information.

Cigna Resilience Study

Resilience, commonly defined as the ability to quickly recover from challenges, has been a recurring theme this year. Cigna’s new survey shows that resilience is at risk for 3 in 5 Americans and reveals a significant connection between low resilience, productivity in the workplace, and overall health. The good news is there is a lot you can do to build and maintain your resilience. Click here for more information.


Cigna Virtual Wellness Screenings

Cigna has a deep collaboration with MDLIVE for virtual care: medical, behavioral, and now virtual wellness screenings. You’re busy. So, chances are, you may not be taking the time to get your preventive check-up. But what if it could take you less time than you think? With virtual wellness screenings through MDLIVE, it can. You can get an appointment during the day, evening or weekend. Get your virtual wellness screening from anywhere via video or phone. Click here for more information.

COVID-19 Resources

We understand life is different and unpredictable right now. Things changed fast for all of us, and no one is quite sure when we’ll get back to normal. Many of us are experiencing isolation, anxiety, fear, stress, and family tensions, as well as financial problems. During this time, you have access to resources to help you navigate and solve personal problems.


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Contact EAP by calling 602.264.4600 (press 1)

Cigna is committed to improving your health, well-being, and peace of mind.  The pandemic has created a lot to take emotionally.  Cigna has a full range of resources ready at the COVID-19 Resource Center.

You and your families are facing emotional challenges every day.  Cigna has emotional well-being resources ready to help you all survive and thrive.  Click here for mental health resources including on demand presentations.

Call the Cigna 24-hour toll-free help line (1-866-912-1687) to help manage high stress and anxiety.

Register for Seminars

Take Steps for Wellness Employee Wellness

Walking Challenge

[NYC to the North Pole]

Wellness Screening

Cigna Diabetes Prevention Program

Wellness Incentive Program
Wellness Webinars
Informational Videos

Insurance 101

Community Resources

Cigna has a community resource tool that helps locate free or reduced services within your community.

It's easy to use; visit cignacommunity.findhelp.com  and enter a zip code. You can search by keyword or category. Viola! You will receive a list of organizations with details on services they provide, plus their contact information.

Try it out and if you know of anyone who can benefit from it - share this great community resource. 


Wellness Resources
Uprise Behavioral Health

Employee Assistance Program

Cigna Virtual Care
Cigna Telephonic Health Coaching
Cigna Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Babies
Cancer Support Program
Cigna Active&Fit
Cigna Resources
Cooking Demo Recipes
Opt in to Texting

Text messages are a great way to receive important news and updates from the district. To opt in to receiving texts, text YES to 67587.

To successfully receive text messages, your cell phone number must be on file in the iVisions employee self-service web portal. Access the portal using your active directory login information.

Need to update your iVisions password? Call the help desk at 480-472-0044.                                Passwords cannot be reset via email.