Employee Wellness

The Phoenix Union High School District Wellness Program encourages, enhances and supports the overall health and quality of life for all District employees. Our goals:
 
1.   Design and support policies, procedures and actions that enhance the physical, mental and emotional health of all employees.
 
2.   Reduce and contain healthcare costs.
 
3.   Increase the number of staff members who understand, appreciate and incorporate healthy living habits into their daily lives.
 
4.   Increase student achievement.
 
If you are interested in joining the Wellness Team, please contact Cyndy Nelke @ 602-764-1538 or nelke@phoenixunion.org.  
 
For more information about the programs and benefits currently offered/sponsored by our District, please explore the following links.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is an employer-paid counseling benefit for employees and their dependent family members. Deer Oaks is the EAP provider, with professionals available throughout Arizona. 

The EAP provides a full range of counseling, educational, and referral services for individuals and families.  You can recieve up to six counseling sessions per person per problem per plan year.  Any services you receive are kept strictly confidential. 
 
Deer Oaks can help. You can reach Deer Oaks 24 hours a day, seven days a week, toll free at 1-866-327-2400. For additional information, please check out their website @ http://www.deeroaks.com. Note: Our Company ID and LOGIN is:  PUHSDEAP
 
Make Time for Fun!
 
The Employee Discount page on this site contains many special offers for PUHSD staff
 
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona's HealthyBlue Program
Take care of yourself with HealthyBlue. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona's integrated program of tools, resources and services can help you maintain or improve your health.  Note: to take advantage of the HealthyBlue online tools, you must be enrolled in the District's Blue Cross Blue Shield of AZ (BCBSAZ) medical insurance and registered for BlueNet.  Please visit the BCBSAZ website to access this exciting benefit. http://www.azblue.com.
District Fitness Centers

Employees have access to fitness equipment and facilities at most of our sites. Please check with your site coordinator for details.  Also, the Employee Discount page lists current specials at local fitness centers.

Reference Library

For more information on a variety of related topics, please check out the attached articles.
 
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