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.