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About NB Strong
NB Strong is NBISD's Employee Wellness initiative to serve as a resource for health and wellness.
"Healthy employees are more productive, have more energy and better manage stress. Employee wellness programs can keep your staff healthy, decrease sick days, lower insurance costs, and increase employee retention. Healthy employees are just as important as healthy students, especially in their ability to be a model of health for students" ~Alliance for a Healthier Generation
New Braunfels ISD employees had the opportunity to take part in a blood health screening conducted by Health Matters. The blood screening includes the following: Metabolic Panel, Lipid Panel, Hemoglobin A1c (diabetes), Complete Blood Count, Thyroid Panel (TSH, T3 and T4), and Prostate Cancer Screen (PSA for men over 50 years old). This screening is a covered benefit under TRS Active Care (Aetna) and is available to all employees and family members. All participants are financially responsible for testing not paid by their insurance. For employees who do not have Aetna or Blue Cross PPO Insurance, the fees are $85.00 and $105.00 with a PSA. Additional testing is available with profile: Vitamin D $30.00. Questions regarding insurance please contact Health Matters.
Results were mailed on Friday 5/18/18. If you did not receive them please contact www.wellnessandhealthmatters.com or 972-613- 5793 and toll free 1-888- 399-4317, fax at 972-613-7236
The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu. There also are flu antiviral drugs that can be used to treat and prevent flu.
1. Avoid close contact.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too.
2. Stay home when you are sick.
If possible, stay home from work, school, and errands when you are sick. This will help prevent spreading your illness to others.
3. Cover your mouth and nose.
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. It may prevent those around you from getting sick.
4. Clean your hands.
Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub.
5. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
Germs are often spread when a person touches something that is contaminated with germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose, or mouth.
6. Practice other good health habits.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces at home, work or school, especially when someone is ill. Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, manage your stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat nutritious food.
For more information visit the CDC.gov website
Be an Office Hero
OrangeTheory Fitness Website
Discount Registration Information
Pure Barre Website
Weight Watchers 2018 Open House
Weight Watchers Website
Weight Watchers at Work Interest Survey
Beginning Sept. 1, 2017, TRS-ActiveCare participants will have a new advanced imaging benefit option with access to the USIN advanced imaging network for MRI, CT and PET scans.
What is USIN?
Shake the Sugar Details:
TRS ActiveCare is holding a four-weekShaketheSugarchallenge that will run fromMarch 26 - April 22. It will provide education, advice and encouragement as you monitor yoursugarintake and say goodbye to some unhealthy habits. Participate to earn rewards!
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