This section provides an overview of health and wellness activities. The SCCOE Employee Wellness Program is sponsored by
Workforce & Organization Development and is committed to developing a healthier staff. Please check the
event schedule regarding the current events and programs.
Happy is the New Healthy: 2018 Wellness Event Highlights
On Sat. Sept. 15, 280 SCCOE staff participated in the annual wellness event held at Ridder Park. The event, sponsored by American Fidelity and the Santa Clara County Federal Credit Union, and was designed to educate and inspire staff to engage in their well-being
If you missed the event you can:
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Learn how to improve your personal safety practices to reduce accidents and injuries at home and at work.
Living Injury Free Everyday Series
Enjoy the benefits of Living Injury-Free Everyday: health, safety, and overall well-being! All topics are relevant for work, at home, and in the classroom. View the four-part webinar series below. Earn 50 Vitality Points for viewing each talk and completing a follow up questionnaire. Email
Wellness@sccoe.org when you have completed a talk.
Ridder Park Fitness Center and Group exercise at SCCOE
All regular SCCOE staff are eligible to use the Ridder Park Fitness Facility.
The center is open Monday-Friday from 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and is closed on weekends and scheduled holidays. For information regarding rules and access to the SCCOE Ridder Park fitness center,
click here or contact Tricia Zamora, (408) 453-3616
The center offers:
Exercise DVDs and televisions: available for your use in the center
For more information regarding group classes please contact Tricia Zamora at (408) 453-3616.
Wellness and Rewards
Vitality is an incentive-based wellness tool which is an additional benefit available to all regular-permanent staff as part of the commitment to be a premier employer. SCCOE rewards you for maintaining your health and well-being. The program is designed to benefit every age and every level of condition.
View the Vitality Program
Quick-Guide and what healthy activities
earn Vitality Points. Enjoy the health benefits and the
rewards associated with Vitality.
With Vitality you:
For more information regarding wellness incentives and the requirements, log into
Vitality and navigate to the REWARDS tab
or view our one-page overview of the wellness incentives.
New to Vitality?
To get started, log on to
www.powerofvitality.com and click “Register Now” or download the Vitality Today App and register from a mobile device.
Meet Us On The Trail!
Staff, family and friends are welcome to join us for non-competitive outdoor group activities that are suitable for all levels. We meet twice a month at local parks or trails and earn 250 Vitality Points when we complete three events. Staff need not be a Vitality member to join.
Contact Wellness@sccoe.org to be on the mailing list for Meet Me on the Trail.
Meet Us on the Trail Schedule
Vitality Health FYI Webcasts
Each month Vitality hosts a webinar that covers a special health-related topic. The aim is to create a short learning experience and show you how engaging in Vitality can help you live better. Earn 50 Vitality Points when you watch the live webinar session scheduled on the third Thursday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. or when you watch a recorded webcast from your Vitality Portal. For more details log in to
www.powerofvitality.com and navigate to the Learning Center>Health Resources>Health FYI Webcasts.
Next live webcast is on Thursday, Oct. 18, noon to 1:00 pm.
Wellness Campaigns and Challenges
SCCOE-Wide Workout Challenge Happy Trails: Nov. 5 -Dec. 14, 2018
With this challenge you will enjoy:
Register by Nov. 4 at 9:00 pm. Log on to
Vitality and navigate to the
COMMUNITY>My Challenges page.
Upcoming Challenges and Campaigns:
Wellness FSA rewards information
All eligible SCCOE staff, who complete the Vitality Health Review (VHR), complete a full Vitality Check (health screening), and achieve Vitality Gold Status or above will enjoy a wellness Flexible Spending Account (FSA) reward of $200 with contributions from the SCCOE. The FSA is administered by American Fidelity.
Important information and dates for staff who participated in Vitality during the 2017-18 school year, completed the Vitality Health Review and the Vitality Check, and received Vitality Silver Status or above by July 31, 2018:
Your wellness FSA can be used to offset
eligible health care expenses that you and your dependents incur from Oct. 1, 2018-to Sept. 30, 2019.
All FSA recipients are encouraged to log in to or register with the
American Fidelity Online Service Center This is a secure website and requires you register using your social security, birthdate, and email. First time online service users who have not enrolled with an American Fidelity representative will want to
enter the email address that was linked to your Vitality account on July 31, 2018 when logging on the to the secure online service portal.
The online portal allows you to:
There are many ways to access your wellness FSA funds.
For questions regarding your Wellness FSA, please email
Tricia Zamora or call (408) 453-3616.
Become a SCCOE Wellness Champion!
Now accepting applications
Vitality Champions promote, support, encourage, and motivate co-workers to achieve personal wellness goals. They help create a healthy work environment through utilization of the employee wellness program and act as liaisons between the SCCOE Wellness Coordinator and staff. Vitality Champions adopt healthy lifestyles and proactively seek ways to educate others at their worksite.
Click here for the full description of a Vitality Champion.
Benefits of being a Vitality Champion:
If you are interested in becoming a Vitality Champion, please speak with your supervisor first, then complete the
application and submit to
Tricia Zamora by e-mail or at 453-3616.
*** Get your flu vaccine and earn 200 Vitality Points ***
Staff is encouraged to get the vaccine through their healthcare provider.
To receive Vitality Points submit your activities online. Visit
www.powerofvitality.com and click on
HOME > Submit Activity, attach proof and submit within 90 days of receiving the vaccine or email or fax your proof to Vitality at (877) 224-7110 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the seasonal flu and the flu vaccine:
Events & Registration
For information about the SCCOE Employee Wellness Program, contact Tricia Zamora at 408-453-3616.
For information about wellness workshops and how to register, contact Alice Serraon at 408-453-6698.