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About NB Strong
NB Strong is NBISD's Employee Wellness initiative to serve as a resource for health and wellness.
"Healthy employees are more productive, have more energy and better manage stress. Employee wellness programs can keep your staff healthy, decrease sick days, lower insurance costs, and increase employee retention. Healthy employees are just as important as healthy students, especially in their ability to be a model of health for students" ~Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Employee vaccinations clinics took place the week of 10/15/18. Please consult the Comal County Health Department, your healthcare provider or a local pharmacy for vaccination.
If you received routine vaccinations from North Texas Flu Shots in previous years, and need a copy of your records, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the email you will need to include the email address you want the records sent to, your name, date of birth and your insurance ID number. Please do this at least a week before you need it to ensure we have ample time send you your records.
Tips for Teachers from the CDC
Ideas for Nonfood Rewards
New Braunfels ISD employees had the opportunity to take part in a blood health screening conducted by Health Matters. The blood screening includes the following: Metabolic Panel, Lipid Panel, Hemoglobin A1c (diabetes), Complete Blood Count, Thyroid Panel (TSH, T3 and T4), and Prostate Cancer Screen (PSA for men over 50 years old). This screening is a covered benefit under TRS Active Care (Aetna) and is available to all employees and family members. All participants are financially responsible for testing not paid by their insurance. For employees who do not have Aetna or Blue Cross PPO Insurance, the fees are $85.00 and $105.00 with a PSA. Additional testing is available with profile: Vitamin D $30.00. Questions regarding insurance please contact Health Matters.
Results were mailed on Friday 5/18/18. If you did not receive them please contact email@example.com or www.wellnessandhealthmatters.com or call 972-613- 5793 and toll free 1-888- 399-4317, fax at 972-613-7236
Free Texas Prescription Card
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The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu. There also are flu antiviral drugs that can be used to treat and prevent flu.
1. Avoid close contact.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too.
2. Stay home when you are sick.
If possible, stay home from work, school, and errands when you are sick. This will help prevent spreading your illness to others.
3. Cover your mouth and nose.
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. It may prevent those around you from getting sick.
4. Clean your hands.
Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub.
5. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
Germs are often spread when a person touches something that is contaminated with germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose, or mouth.
6. Practice other good health habits.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces at home, work or school, especially when someone is ill. Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, manage your stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat nutritious food.
For more information visit the CDC.gov website
Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT) Emergency Crisis Line 877-466-0660
National Suicide Prevention LifeLine 1-800-273-8255 Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454
Connections Community Resource Guide Connections 24hr Crisis Hotline 800-532-8192
New Braunfels Police Victim Services Crime Victim Liason firstname.lastname@example.org 830-221-4574
Victim of Sexual Assault: What to do Contact Crisis Center of Comal County 800-500-6666
Crisis Center of Comal County CCCC, Crisis Line 830-620-4357, 1-800-434-8013
Hill Country MHDD Mental Health and Developmental Disability 830-792-3300
MAPNB (Mental Advocacy Partners) – New Braunfels
National Human Trafficking Resources Center and hotline 1-888-3737-888 OR text be free to 233733
River City Advocacy 830-643-0200
TRS Membership letter sent September 2018
Important Numbers (taken from back of card)
Telephone Counseling Center.............800.223.8778
Health and Insurance Benefits.............888.237.6762
Hours of Operation
Main........................................................................Monday-Friday 8 am - 5 pm
Telephone Counseling Center.......................Monday-Friday 7 am - 6 pm
Health and Insurance Benefits.......................Monday-Friday 7 am - 6 pm
1000 Red River Street, Austin TX 78701 www.trs.texas.gov
Beginning Sept. 1, 2017, TRS-ActiveCare participants will have a new advanced imaging benefit option with access to the USIN advanced imaging network for MRI, CT and PET scans.
What is USIN?
Shake the Sugar Details:
TRS ActiveCare is holding a four-weekShaketheSugarchallenge that will run fromMarch 26 - April 22. It will provide education, advice and encouragement as you monitor yoursugarintake and say goodbye to some unhealthy habits. Participate to earn rewards!
IntroducingCornerstones4Care® Healthy eating, being active, diabetes medicine, tracking—manage what’s most important to you, all in one place. Discover tools and resources tailored to your needs, wherever you are in your diabetes journey. This diabetes education program is brought to you by Novo Nordisk. Start today at http://aetna.trs.activecare.cornerstones4care.com
Weight Watchers Fall 2018 Newsletter
Weight Watchers Website
Weight Watchers at Work Interest Survey
Be an Office Hero
OrangeTheory Fitness Website
Discount Registration Information
Pure Barre Website
Motivation Station Website
Motivation Station Calendar
Das Rec Website
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