SAISD A+ Wellness
A+ Wellness Newsletter
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SAISD strives to promote a culture that provides employees opportunities to enhance their personal well-being through increased awareness of the impact of lifestyle choices. SAISD will foster wellness through intelligent use of health care options, role modeling a healthy lifestyle, proper nutrition, and stress management.
SAISD partners with Angelo State University’s fitness and wellness program (ASUFit) and Shannon Health to provide services and resources for the A+ Wellness program. For more information, visit www.angelo.edu/asufit or www.shannonhealth.com.
Current Wellness Challenge:
Fall Mystery Challenge
November 11-December 13
You will receive via email 5 tasks per week. Each task is worth 10 points. Complete at least 4 tasks each week to get 50 bonus points. The tasks each week will be from: Move Well, Be Well, Eat Well, Work Well and the Mystery Categories. Everyone earning 200 points will get a koozie lunch tote. Contact your campus wellness champion to sign up.
Are you at risk? Metabolic Syndrome is a collection of risk factors that increases your chance of developing heart disease, diabetes or having a stroke. SAISD is partnering with Shannon Health & Wellness and ASUFit to provide a voluntary program for 100 SAISD employees. There is no cost to the employees chosen for this pilot program. This wellness initiative by SAISD will help teach you valuable skills to improve your health and quality of life.
Good nutrition is one of the keys to good health. You can improve your nutrition by regularly eating foods that have a lot of vitamins and minerals in them, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low- or nonfat dairy.
Exercise and eating right are only 2 components of being well. Practicing a healthy lifestyle can help you battle the diseases that go along with poor health including Diabetes, Hypertension (Stress), Obesity, Bad Cholesterol, and High Blood Pressure.
National Health Observances
Health Screening Pilot Program
Hands Only CPR
Workplace wellness includes activities and policies designed to promote healthy behavior in the workplace and to enable employees to improve their health. Learn how to stay well at work with the following tips and information.
SAISD Fitness Routes
Workplace Wellness Tips