SJC Wellness

News & Announcements

Free Flu Shots
We will also be offering tetanus, pneumonia, and the new shingles vaccine – Shingrix in addition to the flu shot. Flu Shot Schedule & Consent Form

Chasing Sunshine! August Wellness Activity
Lazy days of summer are coming to an end. Join us for this month’s wellness activity and raffle. E-mail a request for an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) magnet. Once you receive it, send in a picture of you holding the magnet to be entered into a raffle for 1 of 4 $25 Publix gift cards. August Wellness Activity

Paddle Your Way to Health
Employee Lunch-n-Learn on Thursday, August 16, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Public Works. Getting into a new sport can be difficult until you have the gear that works for you. Enjoy lunch while learning about kayaking in NE Florida. We will cover safety, strokes and maneuvers, trip planning, gear and boats as well as weather and conditions. To sign up, visit the Training Calendar on the SJC Intranet. Employee Lunch and Learn

Join the Wellness Wheelers and Bike MS!
We've formed a team for Bike MS as part of our new Racing for Wellness Program—an epic fundraising ride that is changing the lives of people affected by MS and helping fuel progress toward a world free of MS. We'd love your support as we prepare for this incredible experience. If you want to do more than make a donation, join our team! Wellness Wheelers Team Page

Summer Wellness at SJC Libraries
Are you ready for a summer of wellness? The St. Johns County Public Library System offers free yoga, meditation, stretching, essential oils, bellydance and many more classes to help you get or stay healthy, happy and well this summer. Check out dates and times of upcoming Wellness Classes or visit www.sjcpls.org for more information about classes and library locations.

Perksconnect Discount Program
St. Johns County has a new discount program, Perksconnect, where you can start saving right away! The merchant network can save you thousands of dollars annually on dining, local attractions, travel, shopping, gift cards and more. Getting started is easy and FREE! Perksconnect

Yoga Employee Discount
The Yoga Collective in St. Augustine is offering St. Johns County employees a special deal with a $12 drop in rate. Must show your SJC Badge. Yoga Collective Discount

Immunization Awareness
Immunization, or vaccination, helps prevent dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases. To stay protected against serious illnesses like the flu, measles, and pneumonia, adults need to get their shots – just like kids do. Take the Adult Vaccine Quiz to see what you might need.

Eating Well

Eat Well to Live Well

MyPlate is a reminder to find your healthy eating style and build it throughout your lifetime. Everything you eat and drink matters. The right mix can help you be healthier now and in the future. MyPlate

What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl is an interactive tool to help with healthy meal planning, cooking and grocery shopping. USDA Mixing Bowl

Helpful Nutrition Tips – Great handouts and tip sheets on food labels, healthy snacks for kids and more. EatRight.org

Dietary Guidelines for Americans The Dietary Guidelines for Americans is the cornerstone of Federal nutrition policy and nutrition education activities.  Dietary Guidelines

SuperTracker:  My foods. My fitness. My health. Get your personalized nutrition and physical activity plan.  Track your foods and physical activities to see how they stack up. Get tips and support to help you make healthier choices and plan ahead. SuperTracker

About SJC Wellness

Mission Statement

To improve the health, well-being and quality of life for all St. Johns County employees and their families by empowering people to promote and model positive attitudes and behaviors through a lifelong commitment to wellness.

Wellness Committee Goals

  • Support and encourage employees and their families in making healthy choices with their work and home lives
  • Identify ways to respond to high stress times in the workplace
  • Identify areas where positive changes can happen and implement strategies to encourage those changes
  • Inform employees about existing health related resources through education and promotion
  • Inspire and motivate individuals to take responsibility for their own health
  • Support a sense of community among employees between different constitutionals, divisions, and departments
  • Advocate for employees to have their voice be heard and valued by seeking employee input and using the Wellness Committee as a vehicle of change

August Wellness
Activity & Raffle

Chasing Sunshine!
Email a request for an EAP magnet, then send in a picture of you holding the magnet to be entered into a raffle for 1 of 4 $25 Publix gift cards.

Wellness Program Contact

Danielle Zupansic
Personnel Services
dzupansic@sjcfl.us