Welcome to PNW Employee Wellness!
We offer variety of programs and services to assist employees with better total wellness. PNW faculty and staff of all ages and abilities gain awareness, knowledge, skills, and motivation that promote a healthy lifestyle.
Healthy Boiler Wellness Program
The Healthy Boiler Wellness Incentive Program is designed to help encourage healthy lifestyles and overall wellness. All benefits-eligible employees may participate by completing 3 steps and earning up to $250 each. Spouses are eligible to participate as well if covered under Purdue’s medical insurance.
- Note: All benefits-eligible employees and spouses covered on Purdue medical plans will need to register to access portal. Please note: employees must register and login first in order to allow spousal access to the site.
All PNW benefit-eligible employees, official retirees and spouses regardless of participating in Purdue’s medical insurance are eligible to receive a FREE wellness panel every calendar year. On-campus screenings are: March 8, 14, 16, 20, 22, 28 and 29, 2018.
The Wellness Panel consists of a full blood chemistry, full lipid workup, a complete blood count, hemoglobin A1C, blood pressure, height, weight, and bmi. Additional lab testing is available at a discounted rate. Appointments are required.
Completion of the Wellness Panel will count as the biometrics portion of the Healthy Boiler Wellness Incentive Program’s Step 2 Complete Annual Physical & Biometrics, worth $100 per person.
Note: You will need to take your results to your primary care provider during your annual physical to sign off on the required form.
PNW Try a Tri, 12-week Self-Paced Indoor Triathlon
January 29, 2018 – April 20, 2018
It’s a new year. Try something new. Try a self-paced indoor triathlon! Competitors will have 12 weeks to reach their triathlon goal. Work your way up the different Ironman levels! For example, if you’re goal is to complete a single triathlon, you would need complete each week of the program: 500 meters of rowing, 9.3 miles of biking and 2.18 miles of walking! You may join at any time during the program this 12-week program.
Competitors will be asked to record their results on tracking sheets. We will rely completely on the honor system for all competitors when recording their mileage totals. All competitors reaching the Single Ironman level or higher by the end of the event will receive a long-sleeve wicking t-shirt. Non-members of the PNW Fitness Centers are able to use the facility during designated times only for the duration of the program. **Mileage may be accumulated indoors or outdoors.
Once registered, participants will recieve a hard copy of the PNW Try a Tri Activity Tracker and Participation Card for the PNW Fitness Centers.