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.
Safety: Living Injury Free Everyday (LIFE) Talk Series
Begins November 2017
This Wellness Talk series is designed to teach life skills that allow you to live well and injury free at work or play.
Register and details on OMS
View the live talk/webinar
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 or the rebate offer, 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. Anyone can participate; the program is designed to benefit every age, every type, 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 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.
View the Fall – Winter 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.
On October 19, 2017, noon to 1:00 p.m., Vitality will present: “Staying Debt Free This Holiday Season.”
Wellness Campaigns and Challenges in 2016-17
Commit to be Fit ChallengeNov. 1 – Dec. 15, 2017
SCCOE continues on our hero journey with this six-week challenge aimed to help participants stay motivated to start or keep exercising as we approach seasonal changes and the holidays. Enjoy choosing your preferred activities and preferred workout level, then use a Vitality linked device to track your activity. Pick from one of the following challenges and team up with others:
The Flash Challenge:
Light to advanced workouts
Standard to advance workouts
Register by 9:00 pm on Oct. 31
To Register: Log on to
Upcoming Campaigns and Challenges
Wellness FSA rewards information
All eligible SCCOE staff, who complete the Vitality Health Review (VHR) and achieve Vitality's Silver Status or above will enjoy a wellness Flexible Spending Account (FSA) reward with contributions from the SCCOE. The FSA is administered by American Fidelity and is determined by your Vitality Status.
Important information and dates for staff who participated in Vitality during the 2016-17 school year, completed the Vitality Health Review and received Vitality Silver Status or above: Your wellness FSA can be used to offset
eligible health care expenses that you and your dependents incur from Oct. 1, 2017 to Sept. 30, 2018.
There are many ways to access your wellness FSA funds.
Please note: If you received an FSA card last year, you may use the same card again this year. Once you complete and submit the Rules of Participation form to Brandi.Narcisse@americanfidelity.com, the card will be loaded with the FSA amount earned.
For questions regarding your Wellness FSA, please email Tricia Zamora or call (408) 453-3616.
Resources for Health and Wellness (Videos and Books)One of the most important steps to improving your health and wellness is taking care of your body and mind. Below you’ll find a list of videos and books available for check out in our SCCOE Learning Multimedia Center. You can view at your leisure, return and check out a new one.
Become a Vitality 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.
Healthy Steps: SCCOE Walking Group
fellow co-workers for an outdoor walk during your work break. Keep your energy
up, your stress low as you earn more Vitality Points. A schedule of weekly
walks is coming soon.
*** 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 email@example.com.
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 Debbie Boer at 408-453-6698.