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Flu Shot Clinic

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Managing Your Healthcare

Rowdy New U invites you to:

Be your own health advocate to ensure that you see the best physicians, get enough time with them, ask the right questions, and are given the right drugs and tests, so that you can make lifestyle changes to treat and prevent problems.

“Health Risk Assessment & Managing Your Healthcare (PD 589)”

Tuesday, September 23rd

10:00 am – 11:30 am

FS 1.402 – Downtown

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Tuesday, September 30th

10:00 am – 11:30 am

UC 2.03.06 Ash Room

To enroll, log in to: https://mytraining.utsa.edu

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Rock ‘n Roll Full & Half Marathon 2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014
Alamodome – San Antonio, TX
 
2013 San Antonio Rock n Roll
Signup with the UTSA ‘Runners team and receive a $10 discount by using the code:
CORPSAUTSA

By signing up with our team, you will receive:

  • Free 13-week training with our professional marathon coach
  • Free sport-tek race shirt with team name and logo
  • Free training and race shirt for your family and friends signed up with the team!
Once registered, please email us at wellness@utsa.edu to receive your training schedule, and include your shirt size in the email. Feel free to email us with any questions or concerns. 
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Gold Level Fit-Friendly Company

On June 16th, the University of Texas at San Antonio received the Gold Level Fit-Friendly Company from the American Heart Association. The Fit-Friendly Company Program recognizes employers who champion the health of their employees and work to create a culture of physical activity and health in the workplace.

Rowdy New U, UTSA’s Worksite Wellness Program, fulfilled the Gold Level requirements by:

  • Actively promoting walking programs, online newsletters, information pamphlets, and pedometers/tracking booklets to motivate employees.
  • Offering training in CPR, first aid, and /or the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).
  • Providing general nutrition education and/or healthy eating information to the employee population.
  • Encouraging employees to take stretch breaks or participate in other physical activities during meetings.
  • Offering various physical activity classes (e.g. aerobics, yoga).
  • Providing a free onsite recreation or fitness facilities for employees.
  • Offering employees annual health risk assessments (e.g. blood pressure, cholesterol, BMI, online mental health screening) and provides feedback to employees.
  • Organizing and promoting employee health programs, services or classes (cardiovascular disease in women, stroke warning sign recognition, smoking cessation)
  • And much more!

For interest in learning more about the wellness program, please email wellness@utsa.edu

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Healthy Workplace Recognition

UTSA received the Healthy Workplace Silver Level Recognition from the San Antonio Business Group on Health (SABGH), in collaboration with the Mayor’s Fitness Council on May 19, 2014.

Employers were recognized for their work to improve employees’ health through their worksite wellness initiatives. To meet these standards, employers must prove senior management support of employer-sponsored wellness programs and provide examples of company culture that encourages health and wellness, health promotion and education, physical activity, nutrition, smoking and tobacco cessation, and employer-sponsored health benefits.

Rowdy New U, UTSA’s Worksite Wellness Program, continues its mission of establishing a work environment that promotes healthy lifestyles to enhance quality of life. The program offers fitness classes, lunch ‘n learns, kitchen demos, tobacco cessation, and much more! To join or learn more about the wellness program, click on “About the Program” tab.

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Blood Pressure Kiosk

You can now monitor your blood pressure and weight at our new kiosk located at the Employee Occupational Health and Wellness Center, located at the Bauerle Garage- Suite 1.102.  Visit our kiosk Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm. Knowing this information can help lower your risk for heart attack and stroke.

Here are a few other things you can implement daily to lower you risk:
-lower your salt intake
-quit tobacco use
-lower your alcohol intake
-increase physical activity

For more helpful hints, please visit www.heart.org.  For questions concerning the kiosk, please email wellness@utsa.edu. We hope you come and visit us soon and often to check these important numbers.

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