Do you ever feel like you need a break in the middle of your day to stretch, breathe, and move? Would you like to step away from your desk for an hour and connect with your body, re-energize and restore? How about trying a yoga class, right at or near your office? Three days a... Continue Reading →
Not only is dropping medicine off at a secure drop-box location beneficial to public health, it also helps the environment by keeping unused and expired medication out of landfills and out of Puget… Source: Secure your unused medicine for public health and the environment
If you've had an injury, surgery, or major dental work, you are likely to have pain. Pain is a normal part of life and healing. Talk with your doctor about how you can get the most effective pain relief with the least risk. Our partners at Own Your Health recently posted an article with guidance and... Continue Reading →
Stop thinking so much and go for a walk. A recent study shows that a 90-minute stroll makes your mind melon leak out less of the sads. via Nature makes you happier, more creative — King County Parks Plog
You’ve spoken, and the County heard you. In addition to the improvements made at King Street Center last year, Facilities Management Division and Healthy Incentives have joined together to make imp… Source: Get in gear during your commute!
Are you living with asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, depression, chronic pain, arthritis, or any other long-term health condition? If you are a King County benefits-eligible employee or covered spouse/partner, consider whether one of the free online or in-person Living Well Workshops might be right for you. Living Well Workshops are available both online... Continue Reading →
The King County Healthy Incentives team is pleased to introduce two new Individual Action Plans to our line up. Both are online programs provided by our wellness vendor, StayWell. As a reminder, to earn Gold (lowest out of pocket medical costs) for 2018, you and your covered spouse or domestic partner will need to complete... Continue Reading →
The United Way of King County provides free tax help for individuals and families making under $64,000 a year. Tax season is upon us and King County would like to highlight United Way of King County's free tax preparation services as a convenient option available to you, your family members, and your community! Tax time... Continue Reading →