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The City of Milwaukee is committed to supporting the health, wellness and safety of its employees and their families. The City’s Wellness program includes a wide range of programs, services and resources including an onsite wellness center, traveling wellness center sites, year round coaching, access to registered dieticians, educational sessions, group fitness classes and department specific initiatives as well as an onsite Workplace Clinic and Injury Prevention Clinic. The City's goal is to establish a workplace culture that enhances employee lives and offers all the tools necessary to meet employees wherever they’re at on their road to good health, making sure employees are well at work, well at home and well into retirement.

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Workplace Clinic Highlight - Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Come see the providers at the Workplace Clinic for common minor eye complaints such as:

Eye discharge

Mild eye discomfort, itching, burning and stinging

Pink eye


Watery eyes

The clinic is free to City employees and spouses regardless of enrollment in the City's health plan. Dependents (18 months and older) enrolled in the City's UHC health plan are also eligible to use the clinic at no cost.  To make an appointment, call the Workplace Clinic at 414-777-3413 or visit my.froedtert.com or use the Froedtert & MCW app to schedule an appointment online if you are an established patient.

Presentations for Healthy Rewards Points

In addition, visit the Current Wellness Programming section below to find additional wellness services, programs and activities.

Receive Benefits and Wellness Updates via Text Message

Sign up to receive City benefits and wellness updates via text message by answering a few short questions. Both employees and spouses are eligible to register. This service is completely voluntary and employees/spouses can unsubscribe at any time. No replies can be sent through this service.

UnitedHealthcare Employee Assistance Program

UHC insured members can utilize the UHC Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for referrals to behavioral health providers, legal and financial resources. UHC health plan member can log onto myuhc.com to find behavioral health support services available for your and your family anytime, anywhere, including finding care.

Current Wellness Programming

Wellness programming is offered throughout the year including lunch 'n learns, fitness classes, financial wellness, coaching with health educators and registered dietitians, behavioral health and stress management.

Presentations for Healthy Rewards Points

Diabetes Prevention Program

My Self-Care Series

Leadership Webinar Series

Spring Into Spring

Virtual Group Fitness Classes

Workforce Health Kitchen: Live!

Real Appeal Weight Management Program

Wellness Portal Action Plans

Wellness Coaching

Coaching with Health Educators to address:

Resiliency and stress management tools, helpful sleep practices, time management skills, and findng positivity and gratitude during difficult times.

Registered Dietitian Coaching to address:

Meal planning tips, how to create balanced meals, tips for cooking at home, cooking on a budget, and finding nutritional resources.

To schedule a telephonic appointment with a Health Educator or Registered Dietitian, visit www.workforcehealth.org/cityofmilwaukee and locate the "Healthy Rewards Program" heading.  Click on "schedule onsite health & wellness programs."  Questions, call 414-777-3410.

Wellness Coaching Consent Form

Wellness Health Coach Flyer

Healthy Rewards Program

Healthy Rewards is an incentive based program where participants complete 75, 100, or 125 points and earn $150, $250 or $350 in a Health Reimbursement Account.  Employees and spouses must complete the Health Appraisal to be eligible to participate in the Healthy Rewards program.

Watch this short video to learn more about the Healthy Rewards program.

Healthy Rewards Basics:

Healthy Rewards Program Description

Health Appraisal and Healthy Rewards Program FAQ

Health and Wellness Resource Guide

Miscellaneous Healthy Rewards Resources:

Healthy Rewards Financial Wellness Consultation (non-Voya) Form

Healthy Rewards Volunteer/Blood Donation Verification Form

Healthy Rewards Points for Weight Loss Programs

How to Log Onto the Wellness Portal

How to Sync Apple Health and Google Fit for the Wellness Portal Steps Challenges

Workforce Health Wellness Portal App


Clinic Services

Workplace Clinic

The Workplace Clinic provides free, convenient, onsite and virtual health care services for employees and spouses regardless of enrollment in the City's health insurance.  Dependents (18 months and older) enrolled in the City's UHC health plan are also eligible to use the clinic at no cost.  Call 414-777-3413 to schedule an in-person or virtual visit.

NEW The Workplace clinic is offering primary care services employees and their families!

City of Milwaukee Workplace Clinic

Free School, Sports and Camp Physicals

Blood Pressure Monitoring

Schedule Workplace Clinic Appointments Online and Through the App

Monthly Clinic Service Highlights

February Workplace Clinic Highlight - Preventive Care

January Workplace Clinic Highlight - Virtual Visits

December Workplace Clinic Highlight - Blood Pressure Management

November Workplace Clinic Highlight - Alcohol and Tobacco Use

Injury Prevention Clinic

The Injury Prevention Clinic offers preventive care measures to address new strains, muscle and joint issues before they become more serious. The clinic also provides assistance with optimizing the ergonomics of office and home workstations, pain management education, exercise instruction, injury prevention tips, recommendations for self-management of symptoms, education on correct posture and body mechanics to perform tasks safely. This is FREE to City employees and spouses regardless of insurance coverage.  Call 414-777-3413 to schedule an appointment.

If employees are currently or have previously been treated by a provider for a condition, the clinic cannot see them for the same condition.

Injury Prevention Clinic Virtual Visits

Froedtert FastCare Clinics

City employees, spouses and dependents (18 months and older) enrolled in the City's UnitedHealthcare health plan are eligible to use the six Froedtert FastCare clinics at no cost by showing their City of Milwaukee UHC health insurance card.

Froedtert FastCare Clinic Services and Locations

UnitedHealthcare Onsite Nurse Liaison

The City's Onsite Nurse Liaison, Mari Cohn, is available through telephonic or virtual appointment to help employees and spouses with the following:

Help with chronic condition management such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and asthma

Questions regarding Virtual Visits and how to access this service

Assistance with issues or questions with medical or pharmacy claims

Identify and find appropriate levels of care

Questions on managing medication refills

Diabetes Support Groups

  • Diabetes Prevention Support Group - meets virtually the first Wednesday of each month at noon and another group that meets the fourth Thursday of each month in the evening


Onsite Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The City of Milwaukee offers an onsite EAP program that offers confidential counseling, assessment and referral services for employees and families when they need help navigating resources for any situation affecting their life.

Mental Health Awareness and Resources

Contact the Onsite EAP Coordinator at 414-286-3145 to address:

  • Anxiety
  • Stress Symptoms
  • Parenting/family or marital problems
  • Alcohol/substance misuse
  • Legal or debt/financial resources

Needs assessment with appropriate referral:

  • Ongoing counseling/treatment
  • City of Milwaukee benefits/programs
  • Community resources

EAP Newsletter:

March 2023

December 2022

September 2022

June 2022

March 2022

UnitedHealthcare EAP

UnitedHealthcare (UHC) insured members can utilize the UHC EAP at 888-887-4114 24/7 for referrals to behavioral health providers, legal and financial resources.

  • Virtual behavioral health visits are also an option for UHC covered members.  Click here for a flyer with additional information.
  • Go to www.myuhc.com and log in with member HealthSafeID, click on “Find a Doctor” and then “Mental Health” to start the process.
  • Emotional Support Line 1-866-342-6892 through UnitedHealthcare and is free of charge to anyone (both UHC and non-UHC members).  Caring professionals will connect people to resources 24/7.

How to Access UHC EAP Services

UHC Emotional Support Line

Sanvello App

Sanvello is an app that offers clinical techniques to help dial down the symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression.

Sanvello Behavioral Health App

Financial Wellness

The City of Milwaukee Deferred Compensation Plan allows employees to put aside funds from each paycheck to save for retirement on a voluntary basis. Questions: 844-360-MDCP (844-360-6327) or [email protected]

Deferred Compensation Website

Financial Wellness Services Available:

Other Wellness Resources

See below for additional wellness resources ranging from fitness center information, healthy recipes and locations for nursing mothers.

Wellwaukee Newsletters

Wellwaukee is a quarterly newsletter that provides the latest information on the City's benefits and wellness programs to help keep employees informed on the resources available to be well at work, well at home and well into retirement.

UnitedHealthcare Resources

The City's healthcare partner, UnitedHealthcare offers a number of resources to help employees get the most out of their health benefits.  More UHC resources are available on www.milwaukee.gov/benefits.

Contact Us

Workforce Health
Wellness Program Administrator

General Information: (414) 777-3410
City's onsite clinic appointment: (414) 777-3413
Email: [email protected]
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