Over the last six years, we have focused on providing wellness initiatives for our employees; This effort also helps by focusing on prevention and managing the more than $ 100 Million spent on Employee Benefits Program over the last year.
Currently, more than 3,000 employees are participating in our wellness program this year compared to 750 participants last year, which further demonstrates the increased commitment of employee wellness.
Such initiatives in our Employees Wellness Program include biometric screenings which provide employees their personal health indicators, The Virgin Health Miles Program helps employee’s to track daily physical activity through an online account to monitor and earn “HealthMiles” points and Smoking cessation programs
The 6th annual City Manager’s Step Up to Wellness 5K was our most successful race to date. The event was held on February 23rd with nearly 2,100 participants completing the 5K course.