LCPS Receives Well-Being Award

Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) recently received the 2019 Cigna Outstanding Culture of Well-Being Award at the Cigna Mid-Atlantic Summit. 

This honor recognizes organizations for demonstrating a strong commitment to improving the health and wellness of their employees through workplace wellness programs. Well-Being Award applicants are evaluated on key components of their wellness programs, including leadership, organizational goals, policies and environment, program implementation and health promotion participation data.

The LCPS Employee Health, Wellness & Benefits Office works to identify creative ways to increase wellness activities and engagement to promote a healthier lifestyle for employees and their families. 

LCPS is committed to raising awareness related to the benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle and the importance of making good choices with regard to diet, nutrition and healthcare spending.  Focusing on specific behaviors and trends, continuing to educate and motivate all employees to become engaged in their own well-being, rewarding those with already healthy behaviors and providing programs for all is a long-term strategy with a history of measurable results.

Wellness Works! programs include:

  • Eat Wise Drop a Size with Naturally Slim - weight loss program;
  • Move With Purpose – walking/step/get active challenge;
  • Reimbursement dollars available for race-enrollment fees, community-supported-agriculture membership fees and fitness-program fees;
  • Monthly biometric screening opportunities;
  • Healthy cooking education;
  • On-site flu shot clinics.

The LCPS Wellness Works! Magazine is published monthly.  It provides thought-provoking articles alongside enticing graphics and design.  Through this on-line medium, LCPS is able to provide tools, resources and testimonials in a relatable and engaging manner.