Our Wellness PolicyView our Wellness Policy
Why a Wellness Policy?Childhood Obesity
& Diet Related Illness
How we accomplish our goals
Partners for School Wellness
Balance is essential for any Wellness Policy. Key areas include:
"The School City of Hammond Wellness Committee, one of the 8 components of the Coordinated School Health Advisory Council, is committed to ensuring high level job performance and healthy role models for students by supporting and facilitating the physical and mental health and well-being of all employees."
SCH Wellness Committee Members
Sarah Ligon- Director of Health Services Co-Chair
Mykal Ammons, Student ACC
Lea Bell, Physical Education Teacher ACC
Alicia Chapa, Student ACC
Christine Clarahan - Director of Food and Nutrition Services Co-Chair
Lisa Clavier, Irving Grandparent/Volunteer PTA
Eva Combs, Jefferson Parent/PTA
Donna Cooper, Administrative Asst. Health Services & Talent
Michael Downey, Purdue Extension
Laurie Fogarty, Parent PTA Jefferson
Marsha Frey, Compliance Officer
Jimmy Gonzales, Associate Executive Director Hammond YMCA
Ruben Gonzalez, Northwest Indiana Food Bank
Barbara Gustin, Head Start Director
Kyla Hansom, Irving Parent/Volunteer PTA
Larry Hare -Director of Operations
Anna Jacobs - Insurance Coordinator
Heather Lint, Health Science Teacher ACC
Becky Lively, ACC PTSA President
Debra Lueken, Physical Education Teacher, Morton High School
Connie Manous, Director of Special Education
Terri Mayerik, Chief Administrator of Academic Services
Brian Nash, Student ACC
Mary Beth Nickolaou- Director of Talent Development
Alesia Pritchett, Director of Business Services
Xylina Rodriguez, Student ACC
Terri Saltzman, Purdue Extension
Erin Sherrow-Hayse, Purdue Extension
Janet Wagner, EMT ACC
The Coordinated School Health - Survey
This survey is being conducted by the School City of Hammond’s Coordinated School Health Committee to identify the current knowledge of the available health and wellness services, and to determine what areas of interest need further attention. Once you begin the survey it must be completed in one setting, but should not take more than 10 minutes. Your answers are completely anonymous. Thank you for participating in the Coordinated Health Survey.
Esta encuesta está siendo realizada por el Comité Coordinado de Salud Escolar de la Ciudad Escolar de Hammond para identificar el conocimiento actual de los servicios de salud y bienestar y para determinar qué áreas de interés necesitan mayor atención. Una vez que usted comience la encuesta debe ser completada en ese momento; esto no le tomará más de 10 minutos. Sus respuestas son completamente anónimas. Gracias por su participación en la Encuesta de Salud Coordinada.
PACE- Physically Active Company Employee Program
Hepatitis B- Resource Center
Blood Screening- SCH Health & Wellness screening
10,000 Steps- How many steps do you walk a day?
25 Weight Loss Tips- Practical advice on how to trim down.
*** EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ***
The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics- Eating Right: Home Food Safety, Food Allergies, Healthy Weight
Mayo Health- Healthy Lifestyle Topics: Weight loss, Stress Management, Quit Smoking
Weight Watchers- A healthy holistic way to Lose Weight and do it ONLINE!
Jenny Craig- Clinically Proven Weight Loss Program: Tailored to your Needs & Lifestyle!
Seattle Sutton- Healthy Eating, Never Tasted so Good! Freshly Prepared Meals, Delivered to your Home or Office.
NutriSystem- Learn lifelong habits for a healthy living , so you can lose weight and help keep it off.
Cooking with Kids- Find kids recipes that are easy, quick and cheap
PBS Parents- Cooking together can be a delicious learning experience for children and their parents.
Making it easier for Americans to understand and make better food choices.
Information for you:
Whooping Cough & Tdap Vaccine- Get the Facts about the Vaccine
A Health Coach can help you set a personal health goal, create an action plan and recommend strategies.
There are over 500 topics to choose from, including: Asthma, Back pain, Depression, Heart Disease, Diabetes, Eating Healthy, Stress management, Cancer, Smoking, +100s more
Local Community Health Links:
American Cancer Society- Learn about cancer, its risk factors, prevention, treatment and more.
MyAnthem- Access your Anthem account, as well as health & wellness information.
Mayo- Health Information and Patient Care
CHC Wellness- Blood Screening and Wellness Services
WebMD- Better Information, Better Health
InteliHealth- The Trusted Source
American Heart Association- Learn and Live. Getting Healthy. How they can help your Heart!
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.