March 2019, Volume 1, Number 3
Your FCPS Resources for Quality of Life
2019 Spring Golf League
League plays at Glade Valley Golf Club.
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Health & Wellness Expo at Tuscarora High School
Register and attend for an opportunity to win $100*!
4:00 - 6:30pm
Spring fitness classes are in full swing. Check your Employee News e-mail for the registration list.
Your FCPS Dental Plan
Eat right for your teeth
Is that glass of wine really good for your teeth? Should you avoid sticky raisins? What are the best mouth-healthy dietary choices if you’re a vegetarian or watching your weight?
Celebrate National Nutrition Month this March by finding the answers to these questions and more.
Get a grocery list makeover
Kick off National Nutrition Month with a fridge and pantry makeover that’s great for your teeth.
>> Make over your shopping list
How about a cup of tea?
Green tea can do wonders for your oral health. Pour a cup and relax.
>> Discover the benefits of green tea
Is that food really your friend?
Some foods are your mouth’s enemy, promoting tooth decay. Others are on your side, fighting plaque and building healthy teeth and gums.
>> Learn what to eat and what to avoid
Indulge your sweet tooth with this delicious salad. Fruity and crunchy, it satisfies your sugar cravings without added sugar.
>> Get the recipe
Healthy mouth, healthy you
Your dental health has a direct connection with your overall health. Learn more about the relationship between your mouth and the rest of your body.
>> Download the booklet
Nutrition and your teeth
Food is not just the fuel that keeps your body going — it can also support your oral health. Discover the do’s and don’ts of eating for your teeth.
>> Watch the video
Your FCPS Employee Assistance Provider
Effective March 1, 2019, INOVA will be providing FCPS employee assistance services, currently provided by BHS. INOVA offers the following services and resources for employees and household members:
Maryland State Retirement Agency (MSRA)
The registration forms for the SPRING 2019 Pre-Retirement Seminars have been posted to the MSRA website. These sessions are a valuable pre-retirement planning tool for all eligible members and their spouses.
Participants may register on-line or a completed registration form may be e-mailed, faxed or mailed to the Community College of Baltimore County’s address or fax number shown on the registration form.
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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.