Health & Wellness Subcommittee

Goal

To expand knowledge of health and wellness with an emphasis on holistic health and promoting healthy behaviors. We cover topics focusing on meeting our physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual needs to maintain balance through the journey of our lives.

What We Do

  • Provide health and wellness information to ICSEW members and state employees
  • Coordinate guest speakers and wellness activities for general membership meetings
  • Provide legislative/policy recommendations to ICSEW regarding women’s health issues
  • Monitor legislation that may affect health of state-employed women
  • Coordinate the Health Fair for state employees

Members

Chair  Ann Bartholomew, Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals
 Contact ann.bartholomew@biia.wa.gov

Feature Article

Got Life Insurance?

Resources

Breast Feeding
Breast Feeding Resource

Diabetes Prevention
Diabetes Prevention Program through HCA

Mental Health
Employee Assistance Program

Nutrition
Healthy Eating:  How to Eat Healthy
What’s cooking? Healthy Alfredo Bagel Bites

Parenting
The most stressful time for moms? Middle School

Physical Fitness
Five Ways to be Happier
Check with your gym to see if they offer discounts to State Employees, be sure to ask!

Stress Management
How to Sweat Less When You’re Sweating Bullets
The Physical Side of Stress
Employee Assistance Program

Smoking Cessation
The DOH Tobacco Quitline (1-800-QUIT-NOW) check out there webpage S for more information.
Smoking Cessation: QuitDay and Quit Smoking Community

Women’s Health
6 Ways to Boost Womens’ Health
Signs of a Heart Attack for Women
Healthy Women

Work Life Balance & More
WebMD