take charge of your health
Welcome to the Ft. McDowell Wellness Website! We have some exciting things planned to keep you and your families healthy through the long, hot summer - - and every month of the year!
July is National Physical Exercise Month
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), only 3 in 10 American adults gets the recommended amount of physical activity.
Please view our newsletter to learn about the benefits of physical activity, as well as ways to help incorporate these activities among even the busiest lifestyles.
Ft. McDowell Wellness Program Resources:
24- Hour Nurse Helpline - A free hotline staffed by registered nurse counselors who can answer your health questions and talk with you confidentially about medical concerns.
Personal Health Coaching - Get matched with your own coach and receive one on one support and encouragement over the phone for topics including: tobacco cessation, cardiovascular management, and weight management.
Chronic Care Management - The Chronic Care Management Program is designed specifically to help employees and their spouses who are enrolled in the Ft. McDowell Health plan manage certain diagnosed conditions such as asthma, diabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure (CHF), coronary artery disease
(CAD), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hypertension, and metabolic syndrome.
Handle with Care Maternity Management - Through this program, maternity management nurses are available to answer pregnancy questions and reinforce the instructions parents-to-be receive from a doctor. Through educational materials and ongoing phone consultations, the maternity management nurses encourage early and consistent prenatal care.