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Wellness & Work Life

Information for: Full-Time Employees and Part-Time Employees

The Employee Wellness Program offers a variety of programs each semester including free on-campus lunchtime exercise classes and special lunchtime seminars.  Programs are announced via emails from HR Wellness.

The Workplace Walk-Off Challenge will take place April 6, 2020, through May 3, 2020.

Health & Wellness Resources

Below is a listing of links to other health & wellness resources that may be helpful to you.

Nutrition and Weight Loss Resources

ChooseMyPlate.gov - guidance, tips, printable materials, and more for diet, weight management, and physical activity provided by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

EatRight.org - articles, tips, videos, recipes, online games, and app reviews provided by the U.S. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest network of food and nutrition professionals

Nutrition.gov - easy access to vetted food and nutrition information from across the federal government for nutritional, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers

Other Health and Wellness Resources 

American Heart Association - Walking 101

Center for Disease Control - Walking

Great American Smokeout Day

New York State Smokers' Quitline - A hub of information, strategies, and resources to assist in quitting smoking

NYS Dept. of Health -  a hub of news, announcements and resources about staying healthy and safe, health care insurance and facilities, and more.

Right Direction - a resource focusing on stress and depression in the workplace; how to recognize it, and where to find help

Tobacco-Free Campus

Wellness.com - health, wellness, and lifestyle information available in an interactive format

American Cancer Society - resources, information, and support to get healthy, stay healthy, and ward off cancer

Johns Hopkins Breast Center - information, videos, and resources about breast cancer risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, and more

National Cancer Institute Prostate Cancer - information and resources about prostate cancer risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, etc.

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy tools to budget money, manage debt, and plan for life events

DISCLAIMER: Employees who participate in the exercise classes and facilities do so at their own risk. FIT is not responsible for any injury that may occur to individuals participating in any exercise activity. Medical clearance before participating in an exercise program is highly recommended.

Fitness Center: Employees may use the Lari and Barbara Stanton Fitness Center between the hours of 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, and 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM on Saturdays and Sundays.  The Center is located in the sub-basement of the Dubinsky Student Center (A Building) and is equipped with cardiovascular machines, various weight machines, Smith machine and free weights.  Visit the Athletics and Recreation website and click on Fitness Centers under Related Links for more information.