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Healthier employees are typically happier, more productive employees. Providing opportunities for your employees to improve their health can benefit everyone. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama offers resources to help employers develop a wellness culture in the workplace. These educational materials help your employees make educated health, wellness and safety decisions. This information is available for print, or you can order materials through Forms & Materials
The materials provided in the BlueCare Tool Kit can help you promote the BlueCare Health Advocacy Program to your employees. BlueCare is a health advocacy strategy in which Blue Cross members have direct access to a Health Advocate who serves as a coach and advisor for them and their covered dependents.
Take the first step to a healthier you with WalkingWorkssm Program, a program that allows you to track your physical activity, set fitness goals and see your progress. Watch our Walking Works 2016 presentation to learn more. We also offer the WalkingWorks Tool Kit to use as part of a workplace wellness program and to help your employees increase their physical activity.
Celebrate National Walk@Lunch Day by planning a walking event at your workplace. Walking is one of the simplest, safest and most effective forms of exercise, but it can be hard for employees to find time in their busy schedules to participate in physical activity. To help you plan your own event at your workplace go to AlabamaBlue.com/walkatlunch.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama has a variety of communication materials and programs available to enhance your wellness program. To help you plan ahead, we provide a Wellness Monthly Planner with suggested topics for each month, along with communication materials available for each topic.
The materials provided in the myBlueWellness Tool Kit can help you promote the HealthQuotient® (HQ) health risk assessment to your members. Encouraging your employees to take advantage of this site at AlabamaBlue.com/myBlueWellness and complete the health assessment, HealthQuotienttm, is a critical step to engaging them in a wellness lifestyle.
Preventive care is one of the most important ways to improve the health of individuals and control rising healthcare costs. The Preventive Screenings Tool Kit is a program guide to help you educate employees about the importance of preventive screenings for adults.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama provides the Stress Management Tool Kit to help your employees learn to recognize and cope with stress. In addition to printed materials, the Stress Management Tool Kit includes links to online learning videos.
Welcoming a new baby can be exciting for your associates. That’s why Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama offers the Baby Yourself Tool Kit as a program guide to educate your employees about the Baby Yourself program and the importance of a healthy pregnancy, right from the start.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama offers the Nutrition Tool Kit to use as part of your workplace wellness program. This kit includes one DVD containing three separate topics: Portion Distortion, The Facts on Food Labels and information on MyPlate, the USDA’s official food guide. Also included in the kit are educational materials for each topic.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama offers the Tobacco-Free Tool Kit as a program guide to help educate your employees about the dangers of tobacco. Encouraging employees to quit tobacco can reduce healthcare costs while preventing lost productivity and even premature deaths among employees.
The Healthy Kids Tool Kit provides health and wellness communication materials to help educate your employees about family health. The tool kit provides resources to help parents and their children live healthier lifestyles. It contains information for parents about children's health and family safety, and activities for parents and children to educate them about healthy living.