Employee Wellness

Spartanburg County is committed to providing a work environment that supports health and wellness. The Employee Wellness Program provides employees with information and resources that promote healthy living. 

Fitness Centers

Employees will have access to the fitness centers located at the Administrative Building and Community Services Building at no cost to the employee. Employees must sign a waiver and submit it to Human Resources before using the facilities. The fitness centers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to county employees.

Fitness Center Waiver 

Administration Building is located at 366 N Church Street Photos

Community Services Building is located at 9036 Fairforest Road Photos

Fitness Center Rules

Fitness Classes

Virtual fitness classes will be offered at no cost to the employee.   Click here to register.


 Wellness Initiatives

Physical Activity Policy 

On September 1, 2018 Spartanburg County approved a physical activity policy.  The policy encourages Spartanburg County employees to incorporate physical activity into the workday, as workload permits.  Examples of physical activity include using the county fitness centers, participating in onsite fitness classes, and using indoor and outdoor walking tracks.

Physical Activity Policy

One Page Summary

Frequently Asked Questions

   Healthy Vending Policy

    On October 15, 2018 Spartanburg County adopted at healthy vending policy to increase public access to healthy food options. 

Healthy Vending Policy

   Lactation Room

A lactation room is available at the Administrative Building for mothers who choose to express might, while at work.  This private space will include a small refrigerator that is available for breast milk storage.  The room will be a designated space for lactation and will remain locked at all times.  A key to the room will be kept in Human Resources.  Employee will need to use the sign-in/sign-out sheet when using the room.  Supervisors and employee will work together to establish mutually convenient times for milk expression.

Lactation Room

Wellness Challenges

   Biggest Loser Challenge

The Biggest Loser Challenge was held from May 3rd to June 11th.  Collectively, participants lost a total of 106.6 pounds during the 6 week challenge.

Winner- Donna Mabry   

Team Winners- Zan Raymond, Errica Greenwald, Donna Mabry and Patina Freeman

  CIGNA

    Cigna EAP-  The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides a number of resources for employees and household family members.  The EAP helps to resolve issues you may be facing, connect you with the right mental health professional, direct you to a variety of helpful resources in your community and more.

   Cigna Webcasts

To view a wellness webcast, go to www.Cigna.com/EAPWebcasts.

January 5th2:00pm-3:00pmEmbracing Optimism

January 19th2:00pm-3:00pmMangers: Psychological Safety at Work
January 26th2:00pm-3:00pmFinding Your Resilience

February 9th2:00pm-3:00pmStress Less: Mind and Body Strategies
February 23rd2:00pm-3:00pmPay It Forward: A Guide to Giving Back
March 9th2:00pm-3:00pmHealthy Eating for Kids
March 23rd2:00pm-3:00pm

Conquering Compassion Fatigue
April 6th2:00pm-3:00pm

Managing Change
April 20th2:00pm-3:00pm

The Financial Wellness Playbook

EAP Overview

EAP Childcare and Parenting

EAP Eldercare

EAP Financial Service

EAP Legal & Identity Theft

EAP Pet Care Services

Convenience Service Referrals

Resources for Managers

EAP Management Consultation and Referral

Making a Management Referral

Critical Incident Response Services Fact Sheet

Resources for First Responders 

Police

Fire

EMT

Wellness Activities

Cooking Up Confidence

January 27th, February 10th & February 24th  6:30pm-7:30pm

The virtual cooking classes will help participants gain confidence in their own kitchen and give them the skills needed to create healthy, delicious meals at home.  Classes will focus on food safety, cooking methods, cooking skills, food storage tips, and nutrition.

Classes will utilized FoodShare Boxes but an order is not required.  An ingredient list will be sent out the week before the class.

Pre-Survey

Wavier

   Health Coaching

A health coach works with clients as a partner and a resource while working toward a behavior change. Rather than prescribing a health plan, health coaches support their clients to make their own plans and goals, offering guidance and education as requested. 

   To make an appointment, call 864-598-7055 or email aellison@spartanburgcounty.org.

FoodShare Box

FoodShare Spartanburg is a bi-weekly box of produce that contains 9 to 12 varieties of seasonal and mostly regionally grown fruits and vegetables.  Unique recipes are also included.  Boxes can be purchased with CASH or SNAP/EBT.  The cost of a box is $15.  If you are a SNAP recipient and use your EBT SNAP card, you receive an instant $10 Healthy Bucks credit reducing your cost to only $5 for the box.

As a partner with FoodShare, Spartanburg County employees can order boxes by clicking on the order form below. Boxes will be delivered to work locations.

FoodShare Calendar

Order Form

  Wellness Discounts

 YMCA - No Join Fee ($100 savings) and 10% discount off monthly rate

 Burn Boot Camp- Free Saturday Class 9:00am- 9:45am   Drayton Mills Marketplace 1800 Drayton     Road

 Community Centers - 50% discount for county employees at Timken and Chesnee Community     Center.

Timken: https://spartanburgparks.org/parks/timken-community-center/

Chesnee: https://spartanburgparks.org/parks/chesnee-community-center/

  Wellness RESOURCES

VegEdge- Join hosts Dawn Maddux and Kerri Stewart of the Joe R. Utley Heart Resource Center for different topic revolving around Whole Food Plant Based Nutrition (WFPBN).  This is an open group intended to support, encourage, and education.  Recipes shared will adhere to the WFPBN guidelines meaning oil-free, minimal added sugar, and minimal salt.

    Diabetes Education- Services include comprehensive diabetes education classes, programs, and support groups offered through Spartanburg Regional.