Employee Wellness Calendar of Events

Employee Wellness Calendar of Events

Blood Pressure Screening
Employees can have their blood pressure checked and monitored on a regular basis. If you are interested in having your blood pressure checked or monitored contact John Snyder at jsnyder@lacrossecounty.org.
– Blood Pressure Facts

Community Events
Interested in participating in local wellness community events? Click the link below to see a local events listing!
– Wellness Events
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Square Foot Gardening Kits (March 3rd-April 29th)

Local Fitness Centers and Discounts
Some fitness centers in the La Crosse area offer discounts to county employees. Click the link below to see a list of current discounts.
– Fitness Center Prices & Discounts

Fitness Center & Equipment Use
La Crosse County currently has cardio (treadmill, stair-stepper, & bike) and weight equipment for employee use in the fitness space in the basement of the Health & Human Services building. Please review FAQ’s and submit a liability waiver prior to using the fitness space or taking a fitness class.

– Fitness Equipment Sign-Up Instructions
– Fitness Center Liability Waiver
Fitness Center FAQ’s

Fitness Classes
La Crosse County offers on-site fitness classes for employees. All classes are held in the HHS fitness room. Prior to using the fitness space or taking a fitness class a liability wavier is required- see form below.

– Winter Fitness Class Schedule 2018
– Fall Fitness Class Schedule 2017
Summer 2017 Fitness Class Schedule
– Spring 2017 Fitness Class Schedule
 Fitness Center Liability Waiver
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Fitness Class Scholarship Application

Chair Massage
La Crosse County offers on-site chair massages for employees monthly. Emails will be sent out each month with dates and sign-up instructions. To see the most up to date massage schedule and information click the link below.
-La Crosse County Chair Massage January 2018

Walking Routes
One of the greatest exercises is something you do everyday – walk. It is a simple way to add more movement into your daily routine. Looking to take a quick walk on your lunch or work break? Click the links below for routes and maps of walking routes for dowtown and remote county sites!
Downtown Campus Walking Routes
Remote County Sites Walking Routes

Wellness Challenges
La Crosse County offers a variety of challenges throughout the year.

– 2018 Water Challenge (April 1st-April 30th)
– January FitBit Challenge
(January 1st – January 31st)
#WalkThankful Challenge (Month of November)
– Healthy Holiday Challenge 2017 (November 13th – December 31st)
– Couch to 5K Challenge (September 1st-September 30th)
Fruit and Veggie BINGO (August 7th-August 28th)
-Take 10,000 – Step Challenge (June 1st – June 30th 2017)
-It’s Raining Relaxation (May 1st – May 31st 2017)
-O’Fitness Tree 2016 (December 1st – December 31st)
Planksgiving Challenge 2016 (November 1st-November 30th)
Healthy Holiday Challenge 2016 (November 14th-December 31st)
5k Training Plan for Beginners

Smoking Cessation
Looking to quit smoking but aren’t sure where to start? As a La Crosse County employee, you may have access to various smoking cessation services. Contact Maichor Lee for more information.