UAS Development Day & UAF Staff Appreciation Day
Health Fair Hosted by WIN for Alaska, Inc.
Join us for UAS Development Day, and UAF Staff Appreciation Day!
We'll have chair massages*, cholesterol screenings*, blood pressure screenings, and body composition analysis available. We'll also have nutrition education, a healthy food demonstration and yummy (nutritious) snacks. Plus, learn about all of WIN for Alaska, Inc.'s Health In Action programs and services available to you.
Everyone is welcome to participate in the day's activities. For more information click on the links below:
• UAF Staff Appreciation Day: Wednesday, May 15
• UAS Development Day: Wednesday, May 15
*Only UA Health Plan eligible employees are eligible for cholesterol screenings and massages.
Know Your Numbers
Congratulations to the prize winners!
Thank you to everyone who participated in another successful Know Your Numbers event.
Congratulations to the prize winners, who will each receive a Fitbit:
• Shawna Palmer
• Sheila Selkregg
• Samantha Aleshire
• Ann Knowlton
• Julie Hamilton
Over 250 UA employees took part in Know Your Numbers screenings in April.
This Know Your Numbers event was courtesy of WIN for Alaska, Inc. and UA Health In Action.
Get the Point
Two-month incentive prizes awarded in May
You must claim your prize! If you receive a prize notification email from email@example.com, you must login to your Get the Point account and claim your prize. Prizes must be claimed and are not automatically sent out.
The next two-month prize emails will be sent to eligible participants in mid-May.
If you started the GTP Incentive Campaign in February, May is your last month to track points, reach a tier, and earn a four-month incentive reward. You must have at least one point in each of the two and/or four consecutive months to be eligible.
Remember, you have until June 7th to enter points for May. Be sure to track your points!
Q. Will I receive a two-month and a four-month prize?
A. Yes! You can earn both a two-month and a four-month prize through Get the Point. When you claim your two-month prize, you will not lose any of your points, and can continue working toward your four-month goal.
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Only UA Health Plan eligible employees are eligible for prizes.
Summer Fitness Activities
Classes begin the week of May 20!
Summer is a great time to get out and get fit. Our Summer Fitness Activities are designed to help you get energized to enjoy Alaska's long summer days. For details and to register, click on the link in your area below.
Only UA Health Plan eligible employees may participate.
Get the Point Health Focus
May is National Bike Month and the perfect time to get out and ride with your family, co-workers and friends. It's fun, it's healthy, and it's worth points in Get the Point!
Bike to Work Week: May 13-17
Join the UA Bike to Work Day Group Photo with prize giveaways!
Bike to Work Day:
Friday, May 17
Show your support - get in the group photo and get into action for bike week. You'll also have an opportunity to win prizes. Click on your campus link below for details.
Plus, receive up to 25 points in Get the Point (GTP).
This month, complete a biking event and enter your information in the GTP Tracking System.
• Wellness Events: Fitness: "Participated in Bike to Work month" (15 points)
• Wellness Events: Personal Wellness: "Participated in this month’s Health Focus on the Health Link" (10 points)
To learn more about GTP, go to the Incentives Program page. Or register at http://gtp.winforalaska.com/ua.
The GTP Tracking System can be used throughout the year to record your healthful habits and activity. However, you only earn rewards during the incentive campaign period (February through July).
Could You Use A Break This Summer?
A Wellness Break is a free half-day event brought to you by WIN for Alaska, Inc.—Your Wellness Team. It will put some fun into your day, while giving your department an outlet for enhanced health. We offer blood cholesterol and glucose screenings, chair massages, healthful snacks, wellness exercises, and mini-presentations.
Schedule a Wellness Break; It's free!
Personal Wellness Profile
The Personal Wellness Profile is a brief online health questionnaire that will give you a confidential report of your potential health risks based on your answers. The report will offer a summary of recommendations and resources to help guide you toward better health.
Remember to enter that you've completed your Personal Wellness Profile into Get the Point for points toward your Get the Point goal.
• Annual Accomplishments: "Took the Personal Wellness Profile" (15 points)
Only UA Health Plan eligible employees and spouses or FIPs may take the Personal Wellness Profile.
Wellness Champions Inspire Us
Nominate yourself or someone you know
Congratulations to this month's Wellness Champions!
Your stories inspire us all. Keep up the good work.
Do you know a Wellness Champion? Tell us about it.
Each monthly Wellness Champion will receive a $25 gift card on behalf of the University of Alaska and WIN for Alaska, Inc.
Only UA Health Plan eligible employees may participate.
Read about past Wellness Champions.
The Alaska Club Membership Offer
An exclusive offer!
Join The Alaska Club and receive $0 enrollment fee and one month free. To take advantage of this exclusive offer, download and print this flyer and present to The Alaska Club Membership department.
We Want to Hear from You
Your comments count
What did you learn? Who did you find to assist you? Tell us your stories. We care about your experience. Contact us to share details. Click here.
The University of Alaska has partnered with Wellness Initiatives Network for Alaska, Inc. (WIN for Alaska, Inc.) to provide your Wellness Program—UA Health In Action.
The goal of the program is to provide the tools needed to make good health decisions, while motivating you to take action over your health. This site has information about health, wellness, events, resources, and incentives.