The BetterHealth program for city employees and their families provides a pathway to pursue a healthy lifestyle. The program includes health education, wellness interventions, and campaigns to make healthy lifestyles easier at work.
The 5 Year Strategic Plan for the BetterHealth worksite wellness program is a focus tool to effectively and collaboratively address the program's priorities to increase physical activity, improve nutrition, and reduce tobacco use. Science based strategies will be used to reach employees and their families. The health office culture that emerges over five years will demonstrate that the City of Albuquerque and 16 government entities truly value health.
Services through our Mobile Health Center are offered, for no co-pay, to employees and dependents of the City of Albuquerque and participating government employers who are enrolled in Presbyterian Health Plan. To make an appointment call 505-220-6562 or 855-277-7737. Walk-in visits may be available.
The BreatheBetter program is free to employees, spouses, and domestic partners.
Every three months, the EmbodyHealth newsletter is distributed to department offices for employees to pick-up. EmbodyHealth is produced by Mayo Clinic. Below are sample articles if you missed the latest edition.
Every fall, the City of Albuquerque hosts onsite flu shot clinics at numerous work locations. By getting vaccinated, you can protect yourself from influenza, and may also avoid spreading influenza to others.
In an effort to create a health worksite culture, Guidelines for Healthy Food in Office Celebrations were developed with employee input.
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October and National Women's Health Week in May, the City of Albuquerque annually hosts the mobile mammography van for employees and family members at three work locations.
There are many organizations with helpful information online. Please review the following for what best fits your needs.