Wellness Program

Overview


To engage City employees and their families in personal wellness and healthier lifestyle choices by providing integrated programs and resources. The Wellness Program aims to promote a culture of health and wellness which can lead to heightened personal performance and reduced health expenditures.
The City of Council Bluffs currently offers the following wellness benefits to its employees:
  • Reduced cost for annual flu shots for employees and spouses
  • Subsidy for gym membership
  • Health insurance benefit with low deductibles and co-pays.  Majority of premium paid by City.
  • Annual physicals and recommended screenings paid without cost to employees and dependents covered by health insurance.
  • Dental and vision benefits provided free to employees and dependents
  • Disease Management provided for all employees and dependents covered by health insurance
  • Wellness resources provided through Wellmark website
  • Employee Assistance Program provided free to all employees and dependents.
  • Smoke free work environment.
  • Smoking cessation prescriptions covered under insurance rather than over the counter.