Take Steps for Wellness
Employee Wellness


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.

Flu Shots

Free flu shots for all employees starting September 16. Be sure to bring your insurance card with you. Click here for the schedule. Save some time and bring the completed form.

Move it Maricopa- Get Fit on Route 66: October 7

Gilbert Public Schools and 10 Maricopa cities have challenged MPSto a walking challenge starting October 7. Everyone will need to register as new user. Click here to learn more.

Eating With the Seasons Cooking Demo – September 24 at 4:30 p.m.

Have you thought about including foods in your diet that are grown at the same time of the year you are eating them? Learn why eating with the seasons can be a good idea for your health and wallet. Try out recipes made with veggies that are in season. Click here to register.

DEEP (Diabetes Empowerment Education Program): 10/15 - 11/26

Dignity Health is offering a FREE 7 - week workshop series for adults with Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes, or a family history of diabetes. Also available for anyone interested in learning more about diabetes self-management and overall health and well-being. Classes will meet on Tuesdays at Student Services starting October 15. Click here for more information. Click here to register.

Omada - Cigna Diabetes Prevention Program

Mesa Public Schools is now offering Omada, a digital lifestyle change program that can help you lose weight, feel fantastic, and develop long-term habits.  If you or your covered dependents are at risk for type 2 diabetes or heart disease, and enrolled in our Cigna health plan, Mesa Public Schools will cover the entire cost of the program.  Click here to learn more.



SmartDollar is an online financial wellness program designed to help you reach your financial goals.  Through video lessons and real-world applications, a team of experts, including Dave Ramsey, will inspire you to take action and help you make the most out of your money,  With SmartDollar, you'll get a step-by-step plan that has worked for millions of people, and you'll learn how to budget, save, pay off debt, invest and more! Click here to learn more.


Cigna Active&Fit - Join the network of gyms for $25/month. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Opportunities
Register for Seminars
Walking Challenge

Cigna Diabetes Prevention Program

Wellness Incentive Program
Wellness Webinars
Stall News
Informational Videos

Insurance 101

Wellness Resources
Cigna Active&Fit
Cooking Demo Recipes
Employee Assistance Program
Cigna Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Babies
Cancer Support Program
Cigna Telehealth
Cigna Telephonic Health Coaching
Cigna Resources
Dental Health