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FAQ

What is the goal of the Be Well initiative?

The goal of Be Well is to engage UT Knoxville employees in improving their health and wellness. The program is designed to create a healthier workforce by supplying health information and providing the tools and resources to help you address your health risks and goals

Who can participate in Be Well?

Be Well is offered to all UT Knoxville employees, faculty, and staff at no charge.

How do I get started?

Be Well (in the Center for Health Education and Wellness) is partnering with Healthier Tennessee to offer employees wellness resources and information as well as a free mobile app called Streaks for Small Starts, which is designed to help you make easy and healthy choices every single day. With the app, you can find friends, challenge them to small starts, and play your way to a healthier lifestyle. Download the app and join the UT Knoxville network here.

Bookmark the Be Well website and check back in often for new resources and information that you can take advantage of to have a healthy lifestyle.

How can I get involved?

Consider applying in becoming a Be Well  Wellness Champion, or nominate a friend or co-worker.

What are the focus areas of Be Well?

Be Well seeks to improve overall employee wellness through health education and wellness activities which support positive lifestyle change. Be Well will focus on the areas of physical activity, nutrition, and tobacco cessation through programming and events.

What is the Small Starts app?

We are partnering with Healthier Tennessee to offer a free mobile app called Streaks for Small Starts, which is designed to help you make easy—healthier—choices every single day. With the app, you can find friends, challenge them to small starts, and play your way to a healthier lifestyle.

How do I get the Small Starts app?

Download the Small Starts app here to become part of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, network. You must create a username and password for the app or sign in using Facebook.

Who do I contact regarding questions about Be Well?

The Employee Wellness Coordinator is Yusof Al-Wadei. He can be reached at the following location:

Center for Health Education and Wellness
1800 Volunteer Blvd Suite 201
Knoxville TN 37996
865-974-5725
bewell@utk.edu

 

 

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