Welcome to the Municipal Wellness Page

 

The Municipal Wellness Program supports Nova Scotia Municipalities to create healthy workplace environments and promote positive health and wellbeing for all municipal employees and elected officials. The Municipal Wellness Program offers workshops and activities, challenges, fitness membership discounts, and many other programs and resources to allow municipal employees and elected officials of Nova Scotia Municipalities to get involved in creating healthier workplace cultures.

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Upcoming Events and Initiatives

Webinar: Understanding Your Employee Assistance Program

Date: Thursday December 1, 2022

Do you know what your EAP benefits plan provides or how to view your programs and services? Kerri Farrell, the Customer Success Manager in Eastern Canada with LifeWorks, will provide an overview of EAP services and a live demo of the new website and app. Learn More and Register here ⇒

Mental Health Toolkit - Launching Soon
November 2022

A functional toolbox for municipalities to use and leverage the tools that are available to Employees and Elected Officials.

Target the tools across the mental health spectrum: Benefit Tools, EFAP Tools, Government Resources, and Other Supports.

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Wellness Priorities

The Municipal Wellness Program is currently focused on five priority areas, identified through consultation with external partners, the Municipal Wellness Committee, and informed by research.

Physical Health

Mental Health

Workplace Health

Financial Health

Social Connections

PARTNERSHIPS

The Municipal Wellness Program was established in 2014 and is a partnership between the Association of Municipal Administrators, NS and the Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities. It is made possible through the Municipal Group Employee Benefits Program with assistance from LifeWorks, Desjardins Insurance, Medavie Blue Cross, and Hub International. 

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