School District of Manatee County
Employee Wellness Program
Work on Wellness

2012-2013 School of Wellness Challenge
Health Education

$100 Monthly Drawing

Each month, HealthVantage will post a brief article on a specific health and wellness topic. Read the article and complete the quiz assigned for that month. You must fill out the online quiz or hand- write your responses on the form to qualify for the prize drawing.

You can begin this challenge at at anytime!

May Topic: Invisible Wounds
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Click here to submit quiz online
To couier/email quiz, please click here

April Topic: Advanced Care Planning: Giving Peace of Mind by Making Your Wishes Known
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April $100 Winner: Liz Applegate (Daughtrey)

March Topic:
Caregiver Health: Remembering to Take Care of Yourself

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March $100 Winner: Joyce Gargar (Samoset)

February Topic: Be Kind to Your Heart
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February $100 Winner: Leslee Huskey from Sea Breeze Elementary

January Topic: Things to Know About the Thyroid
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January $100 Winner: Lisa Payne from Myakka Elementary

December Topic: Healthy Holiday Eating
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December $100 Winner: JoAnn Monteith from Student Services (PSC)

November Article: Diabetes
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November $100 Winner: Tina Lundy from Construction Services

October Article: Cancer Prevention
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October $100 Winner: Jennifer Uzzell from Transportation

September Article: Healthy Aging and Cognitive Functioning
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September $100 Winner: Debbie Rich from Gullett Elementary

2011-2012 School of Wellness Articles Archive

Back Health - May 2012
Digestive Health - April 2012
Fiscal Nutrition: Healthy on a Budget - March 2012
Be a savvy Healthcare Consumer - February 2012
Sleep Your Way to Better Health - January 2012 
Stress Management: A Gift You Deserve - December 2011
Simple Tips for Daily Stress Management - November 2011
Asthma: Define and Create Your Action Plan - October 2011
Combating the 2011-2012 Flu Season - September 2011

2010 - 2011 School of Wellness Articles Archive
Humor Can Help Your Health - April 2011
Determining your Vitamin D Needs - March 2011
Blood Pressure is Near and Dear to Your Heart - February 2011
True Wellness - January 2011
Holidays without Weight Gain - December 2010
Fight the Flu - November 2010
Breast Cancer Awareness - October 2010
Cholesterol Education - September 2010