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Focus on You Lecture Series: Healthy Holidays
Check out the upcoming lectures and events within the Focus On Your Lecture Series in November and December 2014. Join the Division of Amenities and Transportation Services (DATS) in supporting a healthy and successful holiday season for the NIH community. These seminars are open to all NIH staff and there is no charge to participate. Click on the link above to learn more.
New in 2014, the Wellness@NIH web site was designed to help NIH employees support their individual health while at work by bringing you information about key health topics and services that can help you turn your many hours at work into an active part of a 24/7 healthier life.
Wellness@NIH is brought to you by the NIH Health and Wellness Council, with representation from across Institutes, Centers, and Offices. We invite you explore this site, which will be growing over time, and invite you to Contact Us with questions, comments, and suggestions. Welcome to Wellness@NIH!
2014 NIH Safety, Health & Wellness Day
On August 27th, the Office of Research Service and Division of Occupational Health and Safety, in partnership with the Division of Amenities and Transportation Services, hosted the 3rd annual NIH Safety, Health & Wellness Day with great success.
Over 650 people from the NIH community participated in the event!
All activities were free and open to NIH employees and contractors, including:
· Personal fitness assessments
· Five separate health screenings
· 11 fitness classes
· Nine dance & martial arts demonstrations
· Several health & safety demonstrations
· Adult/ Eldercare Information & Resources Fair
· Over 60 vendors including healthy food tastings & massage
On behalf of the Safety, Health & Wellness Day Committee, thank you to the NIH staff and external vendors who came together to support employee appreciation at the annual event. We look forward to making it even bigger and better next year!
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