UMD Employee Wellness Program
The UMD Employees Wellness Program sponsored by UMD Department
Human Resources offers a range of health promotion and wellness programs
and services that promote and support physical and emotional health and
well-being of our employees and their dependents.
- Annual Health Fair
held each year in November feature free flu shots to faculty and staff,
and a wealth of information from medical/dental plan providers, retirement
companies and other wellness, health and safety related vendors.
Market at UMD brings fresh produce to the Duluth campus to promote
a healthy workplace and a healthy lifestyle for employees and people
from the surrounding neighborhoods.
- Employee Assistance
Program provides free, 24/7 resources including counseling, referrals
and information to faculty and staff members (or their immediate family)
seeking guidance about personal or professional concerns.
- Medication Therapy Management
Clinic seeks to reduce medication therapy problems by providing
an individualized patient care plan. The more medications one takes,
the higher the chances of having medication therapy problems. MTM can
help reduce that risk.
Resources offer helpful health and wellness tips.
- QuickCare is a walk-in
clinic for UMD employees, spouses/same-sex domestic partners, and dependent
children. An experienced nurse practitioner provides basic services
such as treating ear pain and strep, to immunizations. Free blood pressure
check for employees. Free cholestec for UPlan members.
- TSCP (Tobacco/Smoking
Cessation Program) - If you’re looking to quit, the UMD Tobacco/Smoking
Cessation program is here to help. Our team of health professionals
will assist you in creating a customized plan to become tobacco free.
We will support you along the way with guidance from a qualified health
educator, prescriptions for tobacco cessation medications, and medication
counseling from a qualified pharmacist.The counseling program is free
for UMD faculty, staff, and their families. UPlan members who successfully
complete a 6-month program will receive a $65 reward.
Cessation Resources can help you to finally kick smoking.
- UPlan Health Coach can
help motivate and encourage eligible UPlan members to better health.
Your Health Coach provides unbiased up-to-date health information
to assist you with the development of a personalized wellness plan to
effectively change behavior.
- Wellness workshops
explore nutrition, lifestyle, exercise and other health-related topics.