What’s new in 2010 for your health benefits
Come to a presentation
South Base, Marginal Way S., Seattle
Sept. 14, 9 - 10 a.m.
Non Reps vote to keep VEBA More
Rev Up for Retirement Sept 21st - 11am-1pm
Chinook bldg, Rooms 121 and123. Guest speakers on everything from PERS to Medicare, and more. Register now or phone 206-263-3696.
Northwest Children’s Environmental Health Forum
October 1-2, 2009
ACT NOW, WHILE YOU HAVE A CHOICE
Are You Ready? Make a plan, build a kit and get involved
This fall our region faces the possibility of two major emergencies: serious flooding of area rivers and a return of the H1N1 virus, also known as “swine flu.” More
DRUM ROLL PLEASE
Live Well Challenge winners are . . .
It is hard to believe that the 2009 Live Well Challenge is over. The six week competition brought workplaces together, and helped employees and their spartners fine tune existing healthy habits or pick up new ones. More
HEALTHY INCENTIVES KEY TO SUCCESS
County bends health care cost trend
King County’s Health Reform Initiative is bending the trend on health care costs and improving the health of employees, with one of the highest participation rates in the country for employee wellness programs. More
HeartWalk is Oct. 3rd - Get 2 more hours of life!
That’s right - every hour of regular exercise, you can add 2 hours to your life expectancy! King County co-workers, friends and family are signing up to support the American Heart Association’s life changing and life saving research and educational programs. More
SEPTEMBER HEALTH HERO
Small changes were the key for Lynn Anders
Last year the Senior Deputy Ombudsman took part in a health screening offered to county employees. She was surprised by the results — her cholesterol was high and her blood glucose was in the pre-diabetic range. More
Health Hero Update: Health Hero Rosie Coates keeps on moving
September is Fruits and Veggies - More Matters™ Month
he message is simple – eat more fruits and vegetables. It can reduce your risk of obesity, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, stroke and some types of cancer. But sorting through all of the recommendations is difficult. More
Start a fresh, new life - commit to quit
Smoking is expensive. Quitting is free. Learn about no-cost toabacco cessation programs offered through your King County Benefits. More