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Wellness
Branch Wellness Program
The City of Farmers Branch is re-energizing its wellness programming as of 2013. All employees are encouraged to know their "critical health numbers" and take proactive steps to improve their overall health and fitness on a long-term basis. Since then we have partnered with Viverae, a health management company, to help facilitate the program. The Branch Wellness program is run on a point system with an excel goal of 300 points for an incentive opportunity of earning up to $700 into a Medical HSA account. Again, your goal as an employee only is 300 points, however, if you have a covered spouse, both will need to participate in reaching the goal of 300 points each.

All of your information is kept confidential and captured on your very own web portal at www.BranchWellness.com. 

Branch Wellness Activities Planned for 2015
  • No cost individual fitness memberships at the Farmers Branch Recreation Center
  • No cost biometric screenings for employees
  • New and expanded fitness opportunities and classes through the Farmers Branch Recreation Center
  • No cost flu shots for employees and dependents on the City's medical insurance plan

Exclusions on Branch Wellness program:
Tobacco product users are disqualified from the program. However, we do offer a tobacco cessation program for those interested in participating for eligibility.

UnitedHealth Wellness
With UnitedHealth wellness, you can take advantage of easy, time-saving online tools. You can quickly check your eligibility, benefits, claims, claim payments, search for a doctor and hospital, and much, much more.

Alliance Work Partners
The Employee Assistance Program is a confidential source for information, referrals and counseling for employees and eligible dependents. Through Alliance Work Partners (AWP), you have access to counselors and information that can help with several interpersonal issues. The program provides, at no cost to you, up to six face-to-face counseling sessions for each issue.
  • Family and relationships - parenting, communication, domestic violence, marriage, divorce
  • Dependent care - child care, elder care, prenatal education, adoption, special needs children
  • Personal issues - stress, anxiety, grief, anger, depression
  • Well-being - drug and alcohol dependency, physical illness, eating disorders, self-esteem
  • Job concerns - interpersonal conflicts, career crisis
  • Financial difficulties - overextended credit, budget worries (first 30 minutes free)
  • Legal issues (excluding employment related issues - first 30 minutes free).

Call the member service at 1.800.343.3822 or you can visit the
Alliance Work Partners website. Access the "Members" section by logging in with the following generic email and password the first time:


EMAIL: 
Password: AWP4me (case sensitive)