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Fort HealthCare
DECEMBER 2021 • VOLUME 2, ISSUE 12
Welcome to Our Healthy Community! The purpose of this newsletter is to share resources and connect partners who help drive the health of our community. If you would like to share opportunities or connect with others please contact Traci Wilson, Community Health Coordinator (920-568-5244 or Traci.Wilson@forthc.com).
EMOTIONAL WELLNESS & SELF-CARE
Keep up to date on different health and wellness topics with our monthly wellness articles. December is self-care month. Articles coincide with Fort HealthCare's employee wellness themes and are free to download and share. Enjoy a different article and activity each month. Spanish materials also available.
The Importance of Self-Care During the Holidays
When you feel overwhelmed, there are many things you can do to help yourself and those you care for. One of the biggest ways to cope with stress is practicing good self-care. Try this mini challenge in December to help remember to take good care of yourself.
Fort Atkinson School District Focuses on Staff Emotional Well-Being
Emotional Wellness is the ability to understand ourselves and cope with the challenges life can bring. The school district of Fort Atkinson values its employees, with wellness as an area of intentional focus to help employees manage and maintain their emotional wellness and build resilience. Read more to find out what tools and resources the district uses to keep their employees well.
EAT WELL
Holiday Cookbook
Enjoy these delicious, healthy holiday recipes as well as tips for embracing change, emotional eating and "winterizing" your diet.
Healthy Food Pantries
Food pantries need donations all year long, but they look for extra support around the holidays. If you are considering donating to your local pantry or hosting a food drive, HealthyShelves.org has many resources to help guide you with donations and food drives that will ensure our food pantries can meet the nutritional needs of different people. Healthy food pantries makes it easier for people with chronic diseases, such as diabetes and hypertension, to manage their disease. Follow the link to learn more.
STAY ACTIVE
Winter Virtual 5k Series
Join participants from the USA and the world in a free Virtual 5k Series which includes 6 different "races" held once or twice per month between October 2021 and February 2022.
Learn More ›
Digital Fitness Class Series
Try one class or all digital fitness classes through Fort HealthCare. Cost: $20 per month for ALL classes (or $10.00-$12.50 per class).
Read More ›
Indoor Community Wellness Walking Path
Starting December 6th, Jansen's Banquet Hall in Fort Atkinson will be open to the public for walking Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Please follow us on social media for complete details, updates and possible changes.
Learn More ›
OUR COMMUNITY
Community Partners of Jefferson County
Community Partners of Jefferson County would like your opinion! They are collecting info to help strengthen community connections with Spanish speaking/LatinX/Hispanic families throughout Jefferson County. Please complete (and share) the survey if you are willing. Thank you!
OUR WORKSITES
Worksite Wellness Resources
Each month we feature free downloadable wellness challenges and information that can be shared with your employees. The topic for December is Self-Care. Previous months are also archived on this page.
CPR Training for Worksites
Fort HealthCare is an American Heart Association Training Center. We offer Heartsaver First Aid and CPR/AED training in your facility. For more information on classes please contact Katie at Kathleen.Kalvaitis@forthc.com or 920-568-5248.
Business Health Services
Fort HealthCare Business Health is designed to meet the occupational healthcare needs of our business community and its employees. Follow the link to learn more about our Business Health Services.
OUR SCHOOLS
Backpack News
Check out the newest edition of Backpack News for December in both English & Spanish. Previous months are also archived on this page.
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