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Recommendations from the Employee Wellness Committee


www.active.com - Active
A robust directory filled with local events, online registrations, fitness tools, and guides.  Team sports, golf, tennis, outdoor sports, camps, lifestyle, and plenty of online tools to help you stay active.

www.americanheart.org – American Heart Association
Helping to promote lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Comprehensive list of smoking cessation tools and resources available.

www.cancer.org – American Cancer Society
“Freshstart”, free smoking cessation program consisting of four one-hour sessions with a “Freshstart” facilitator.

www.cdc.gov – Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Providing up-to-date information on a variety of health, wellness, safety, and public health issues.

www.eatwelllivewell.org – Eat Well, Live Well
Strive for 10,000 steps and five cups of fruits and vegetables every day!

www.excellusbcbs.com – Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
View your health plan information, update forms, and find useful information about current health topics.

www.foodaddicts.org - Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
A fellowship of individuals helping each other with their issues around food. No dues, fees or weigh-ins.

www.fleetfeetrochester.com - Fleet Feet Sports
Rochester's premier running and walking outfitter.  Provider of a variety of training programs and athletic gear. 

www.livestrong.com – LiveStrong
Fitness and diet tools combined with inspirational success stories.

www.lungusa.org – American Lung Association
Smoking cessation materials available, with some in Spanish. “Freedom from Smoking” program includes print, online, and telephonic support.
Free Lung HelpLine: 1-800-548-8252

www.nysmokefree.com – NY State Smokers’ Quitline
Free online and printed tools, and resources to help you quit smoking.
Free quit support line: 1-866-NY-QUITS (1-866-697-8487)

www.rochesterathletic.com - Rochester Athletic Club
Western New York's premier health club with six convenient locations in the Rochester area. Club amenities include nautilis equipment, aerobics, free weights, group classes, child care, dry sauna, locker room, whirlpool, treadmills, ellipticals, pro shop, steam room.

www.runnersworld.com – Runners World
For the runner in all of us! An interactive site with tips on training, races, shoes and gear, injury prevention, and more!

www.smokefree.gov – Sponsored by the National Cancer Institute
Quitting information, a step-by-step guide, and counseling.
Free quit support line: 1-800-784-8669 (1-800-QUIT-NOW)

www.sparkpeople.com - SparkPeople
A completely free website packed with tools to help you loose weight and stay motivated!

www.unityhealth.org - Unity Health System
A comprehensive health care network that offers specialty services at Unity Hospital in Greece, at the Unity St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester, and at more than 70 locations across Monroe County. Free referrals to physicians and specialists provided by Unity’s Contact Center, (585) 368-3000.

www.yellowjacketracing.com - Yellow Jacket Racing
Rochester's premier event management company.   An official listing of the area's races is available online.