Excellus BlueCross and BlueShield members can access tools to assist them in locating a doctor or hospital, learn how generic prescriptions can save you money, research health topics, compare hospitals, take a health assessment. and more by clicking here
Flu Shot Clinics are sponsored by human resources and offered each fall. The student health center staff provide flu shots to staff, faculty, retirees, significant others, and employees’ children who are 13 years of age or older. Getting a flu shot is an excellent way of protecting our employees and their family members from getting the flu.
The Focus on Fitness program sponsored by human resources and the Trudy Fitness Center offers wellness classes to our employees and their spouses/partners during the lunch hour and after work. This program is designed to encourage a healthier lifestyle through regular exercise. Click here
to view the fall schedule and for registration information.
As the nation’s leading independent health care advocacy and assistance company, Health Advocate
can help employees and their families save time and money by providing expert and personalized information and helping navigate the health care and insurance systems. One-on-one assistance can be provided to resolve health care issues ranging from finding doctors and specialists to untangling medical bills and clarifying insurance coverage.
The Learn at Lunch series offers noontime educational sessions on health and wellness. Our first session featured Dr. Miller, director of student health services, speaking on “Give it a Shot. Vaccines for Children and Adults; Are They Safe?” Others included a panel discussion on eldercare issues entitled “Eldercare, Peace of Mind for You and Your Family,” and “Breast Cancer Awareness.”
“Weight Watchers at Work” program at Colgate began in January 2008. This program is designed to assist in weight loss through a nutrition program and weekly group meetings. Information on menus, nutrition, exercise, and behavior modification is provided each week by a trained consultant. For more information, visit the Weight Watchers website here
A Wellness and Benefits Fair organized by human resources is typically held every other fall. This is an opportunity for employees to meet the university's benefit representatives, to learn more about the benefits provided by Colgate, and to have their questions answered.
The Shaw Wellness Institute encourages the establishment of healthy, purposeful, and balanced lifestyles within the Colgate community. By providing information through interesting and creative means, we help develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that become the foundation for a lifetime of healthy behaviors. For information on the Wellness Institute click here