February 2019, Volume 1, Number 2
Your FCPS Resources for Quality of Life
Pre-Retirement Seminar at Frederick High School
Your Life in Retirement Educational Workshop Presented by VALIC
Health & Wellness Expo at Tuscarora High School
WALKTOBER CHALLENGE WINNERS
The New Market ES Wolf Pack team of Rebecca Ewen, Riley Kocher, Laura Noffsinger, Sarah Reynolds and Kim Schaffer won the Walktober Challenge and NutriBullet Pros for each team member, with a combined 3,667,465 steps.
The individual with the most steps--1,217,350--was Scott Rippeon from Gov. Thomas Johnson HS, winning the FitBit Versa Smart Watch.
Business Health Services
Your FCPS Employee Assistance Provider
Some people handle tough jobs without breaking a sweat. Others seem to give up before they even get going. What's the difference between a can-do and a won't-try person?
Develop a Can-do Personality
See how you can develop your own vision of "the good life" and find ways to balance life's demands with your personal goals and interests.
Living the Life You Want
Tune in to January's featured webinar which will be Do Your Bucket List: 7 Ways to Up Your Focus on Things that Matter, presented by Eva Churchill.
Click here to access these webinars in your MyBHS Portal.
Click here to access online self-paced trainings in your MyBHS portal.
Motivation is crucial to good management. But different things motivate different people, and if you're a manager, understanding what motivates your staff is the key to everyone's success.
Read About Motivation
Your FCPS Medical Plan
Welcome 2019! With the holiday season coming to an end, we can finally catch up on some sleep. Sleep is an important part of overall health and well-being. When you don't get enough sleep you are slow, vacant and lacking focus--much like a (cold) zombie. Did you know, chronic sleep loss or sleep disorders may affect as many as 70 million Americans?
Your FCPS Dental Plan
This January, understand the link between drug and alcohol consumption and dental wellness. Then, share the information with a young person for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (Jan. 22 - Jan. 27).
5 myths about alcohol and your teeth
Dispel these misconceptions about drinking and oral health.
>> Learn the truth
Your teeth on drugs
You already know that drug abuse is bad for your health. But did you know that drugs can harm your teeth as well?
>> Discover the effects
Green vanilla mint smoothie
Packed with health-boosting vitamins, this tasty, alcohol-free drink will make you and your body feel great.
>> Get the recipe
Why your dentist wants you to quit
Nicotine, found in tobacco, is one of the most common drugs worldwide. Here are five ways tobacco is bad news for your teeth.
>> Download the flyer PDF 378 KB
Healthy body, healthy teeth
When you take care of your body, you help take care of your teeth.
>> Watch the video 3:04
Delta Dental no longer provides insurance cards. Download the Delta Dental app to have a virtual copy of your card.
Your FCPS Prescription Plan
CVS Caremark has reached a multi-year agreement with Walmart ensuring that Walmart pharmacies will continue to be a part of our commercial and Managed Medicaid networks. This means you can continue to fill your prescriptions at Walmart pharmacies and do not need to find a new in-network pharmacy.
What you need to know?
What does this agreement means to you?
FCPS, Insurance Council, and CareFirst has been working diligently to gain new providers to join our network. The following are additional providers who are now in-network providers for FCPS employees:
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The FCPS Wellness Newsletter is published monthly August-May by FCPS Human Resources, 191 S. East St., Frederick, MD 21701.
Brief information, subject to edits, and captioned photos for possible inclusion are due to Phoebe.Barreto@fcps.org by the 15th of the month. For more information: 301-644-5085.