Dear LACCD Family,
The holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy time with family and friends, celebrate life, to be grateful, and reflect on what’s important. They are also a time to appreciate the gift of health. Here are some holiday tips to support your efforts for health and safety this season.
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The 12 Ways to Healthy Holiday Song
Wash Your Hands
As you prepare holiday meals, keep yourself and your family safe from food-related illness. Wash hands and surfaces often. Avoid cross-contamination by keeping raw meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs (including their juices) away from ready-to-eat foods and eating surfaces. Cook foods to the proper temperature. Refrigerate promptly. Do not leave perishable foods out for more than two hours.
The LACCD Coalition for Wellness, a subcommittee of the Joint Labor-Management Benefits Committee(JLMBC), strives to educate and help support you in learning about health prevention measures and alternatives that promote healthy lifestyles and enhance the quality of your life and that of you family. You are encouraged to read the informative articles included in this month’s eNewsletter below:
Click on the button or use the link below to view and download the file: December 2014 Wellness eNewsletter
A free benefit for all employees, whether or not they qualify for benefits, is the Employee Assistance Program, which offers free counseling services for emotional, family, or other personal problems, plus guidance on financial and legal issues, accessible 24 hours a day. To contact the current provider, Lifeworks EAP & Wellbeing platform, call (800) 581-1485 or go to laccd.lifeworks.com and create your own profile.