Mesa 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.
Onsite Flu Shot Clinics: 9/13 – 10/1
The district is partnering with Albertsons/Safeway to provide onsite flu shot clinics. ALL employees regardless of medical coverage and family members ages 3 and up covered under an MPS medical plan are eligible for a flu shot at no cost. Each family member needs to have a completed consent form.
Please bring your Medical Insurance Card (Cigna or other) and wear a mask as a safety protocol. All Albertsons / Safeway employees will be wearing face masks.
Save time and bring the completed the consent form with you.
Click here for the schedule.
Fall Festivals of America Walking Challenge: 10/1 – 10/31
Join us to celebrate the Fall season with this autumn inspired challenge! After the hot summer, it’s time for crisper days and colorful trees. We will travel from Northern California all the way to Vermont and enjoy the fall-themed festivals across the U.S.! Click here for more information.
DEEP (Diabetes Empowerment Education Program): Wednesdays, 10/12 – 11/16
Dignity Health is offering a FREE 6 - week Online Zoom workshop Diabetes workshop for adults with Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes, or a family history of diabetes. Click here for more information.
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
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.
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.
- COVID-19 Resources - visit https://ibhsolutions.com/resources/
- FREE Short-Term Counseling by phone or video
- Wellbeing Website – www.eappreferred.com
Username: MESAUSD Password: eappreferred
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.