UMD HR NEWSLETTER - Fall 2006
|EMPLOYEE BENEFITS FAIR: HEALTH, WELLNESS &
Mark your calendars! The UMD Health, Wellness & Safety Awareness
Fair is scheduled on November 2nd from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Kirby
Ballroom. The Fair gives you an opportunity to get your questions answered
for Open Enrollment and meet with medical/dental providers, retirement
Go for a walk to QuickCare
Clinic the first Wednesday of every month from September to December,
sign up for a drawing, and be eligible to win wellness or exercise accessories
(i.e., exercise DVD's, dumb bells, exercise balls, etc.). For questions
on QuickCare Clinic, call
QuickCare is an in-network provider for all UPlan medical program options,
no referrals needed and is a clinic for UMD employees, spouses/same-sex
domestic partners, and dependent children. QuickCare makes it easier
for you and your dependents to access medical care for common ailments
that have specific treatments. No appointments are necessary and visits
usually take about 15 minutes. There is no copayment for immunizations.
Contact QuickCare: 726-8666.
|TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
You will find a wide variety of topics that UMD HR provides, such as:
health, wellness, personal development, professional development, safety
awareness, and supervisory.
|EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
St. Luke’s EAP provides assessment and referral services to promote
the health of employees and their immediate family members. Using EAP
both as a preventative service and crisis intervention service for personal
and job-related problems is encouraged.
Departments may request to schedule training on the use of the Automated
External Defibrillator (AED) for their faculty, staff, and student employees.
Some departments schedule it during their staff meeting. To submit a
request, fill out the form at http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/aed/regform.htm
The use of automated external defibrillator or AED has saved lives.
It is used to get a normal rhythm from someone with a heart rhythm that
In this training, the use of AED (Automatic External Defibrillator)
will be demonstrated and the First Response Procedures for a medical
emergency will be discussed.
Funding for the AED Awareness Training provided in part by the Office
of Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations and University of Minnesota
Office of Risk Management.
|UMD WELLNESS - FALL 2006,
"QUICK 10 FOR 10!"
UMD Wellness “Quick 10 for 10!” runs from September 11
to December 10. For those who are just getting this message, you may
Take a walk. Climb the stairs. Rake leaves. Work in the yard. Physical
activity need not be strenuous to be good for you. The Goal: take 10
minutes a day to do physical activities you love doing and earn 10 points.
with Quick 10 for 10.........
Funding for the UMD Wellness program provided in part by a grant from
University UPlan Wellness.
The Employee USave website provides University faculty, staff, and
students with savings opportunities, shopping conveniences, and communication
of other discounted benefits. While most of the discount providers require
employment with the University, some allow students not employed here
to access the discount.