Wellness Works

Maricopa County's Wellness Works program supports and encourages a healthy workforce by providing programs and resources to help employees maintain or improve their health.


Employee Benefits and Wellness Division

Wellness Portal

November Events

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Maricopa County's Regional Parks Virtual Event: Nov. 15 - Dec. 10

This new, virtual County-Sponsored Well-Being Event is replacing the in-person Durango 5K Fun Run/Walk and Mesa Walk in 2021. You can participate with your co-workers, or for the first time, you can invite up to four of your outside family and friends to be your teammates

The details:

  • Register starting November 1 on the Wellness Portal
  • It’s a team challenge. Teams can have 2-5 members 
  • If you want to include your friends and family on your team, invite them before the Challenge starts
  • Track your steps manually or sync with a tracker each week of the challenge 
  • Participate on non-paid time and coordinate coverage with your supervisor 
  • After the Challenge, report your participation for the “County-Sponsored Well-Being Event” activity in the Wellness Portal 

How to Thrive this Holiday Season

Webinar presented by Magellan
Tuesday, November 16
12:00-1:00 pm

The holiday season can be the most wonderful time of year. It can also be the most stressful! This training will help you learn:

  • How to identify what triggers stress during the holidays
  • Coping skills to help you thrive during this holiday season

Register here (HUB Course MAG042)

The Mind-Body Connection

Webinar presented by Magellan
Thursday, November 18
12:00-1:00 pm

The health of our mind can affect the health of our body and vice versa, so brain health is essential for overall health and wellness.


  • About the mind-body connection as it relates to aging
  • Changes that happen in your brain as you age 
  • Ways to keep the brain healthy

Register here Version OptionsWellness WorksHeadline (HUB Course MAG043)

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Healthy Living Program:

This lifestyle change program is designed to help you improve your weight, feel more energetic, and take control of your health! It is an 8-week virtual series with WEEKLY meetings:

  • January 20 – March 18 | Thursdays
    12:00-1:00 pm AZ Time

To participate, you must:

  • Be a Maricopa County employee
  • Register for the program through the link below
  • Attend at least 6 of the 8 weekly sessions to earn credit for one “Your Choice” activity

Why Join?
Classes are led by registered dietitians / dietetic technicians who will provide education, support, and guidance along your journey to a healthier YOU! Classes cover a variety of topics including healthy eating, understanding carbohydrates, facts on fats, perfect proteins, cooking demonstrations, exercise, stress management, sleep, and much more!

Contact wellness@maricopa.gov


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County Cookbook!

Thanks to everyone who submitted their favorite recipe(s) for the first ever County Cookbook. It's full of interesting and nutritious recipes from your co-workers. Check it out!

Wellness Portal!

Your Wellness Portal is where you’ll go to elevate your health and wellness and earn your Wellness Reward of $60/month! Register here. Call 866-941-2143 with questions.

The activities required to earn your Wellness Reward include completing a Health Check Survey (health assessment), and two “Your Choice” activities.

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  • LA Fitness memberships at reduced rates for County employees and their familiesWellness Banner
  • Onsite Fitness Centers with free memberships at various County locations
  • Weight Watchers at Work reimbursement for employees who meet program requirements
  • Wellness campaigns offered throughout the year (Bike to Work Day, Fitness Walk, etc.)
  • A  Wellness Incentive ($60.00/month) to help employees reduce the cost of their medical premium

Detailed information about these programs can be found on the County’s Intranet, (MyMC) on the Wellness Works page.