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Health & Wellness

Food Safety Education

September is the National Food Safety Education Month (NFSEM). NFSEM helps educate people on food safety practices. You can learn more about the educational resources offered by visiting the Food Safety & Nutritional Education Campaigns. Remember to keep your food safe from bacteria!

Tips & Tools for May 2017

Health Education Livestream: RSVP today

Tips & Tools for March 2017

Have you taken your Health Risk Assessment?

Kaiser Members

Kaiser Health Assessment


CoreSource Health Assessment



24 Hour Fitness Discounts

Receive ZERO initiation fee!

When you activate your corporate membership

Click here for pricing & location

Corporate ID: 97594

Questions? Contact your Account Manager

Joseph Herrera or 760-918-4509

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Eat Well to Live Well

Personalized Wellness Coaching


Tips & Tools for October 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month-download, view and share these tips and resources with your community of friends and family.

Tips & Tools for September 2016, more

Winners Circle: At the conclusion of the 2016 Summer Weight Loss Challenge, sponsored in conjunction with Sutter We Plus You Programs, the are four new entrants to the winner’s circle. Winners received gym bags, fitbits, yoga mats and more. All participants received coaching tools and access to resources during the 12-week summer challenge which began in May and concluded in August.  In response to your requests, more challenges are to come as we engage our partnerships in supporting a community of wellness. Congratulations to:

  • Veronica Crawford, Laney-First Place
  • Natasha Spivey, District-Second Place
  • Everett Chan, District-Third Place
  • Alejandra Cerda, Merritt-Honorable Mention

Thanks to the 50 participants for engaging in the journey to improved fitness. Take a look at the pictures of our 2016 winners circle: summer-weight-loss-challenge-2016-winners-circle.

Empower Yourself Today! Find more healthy inspiration-download the 2016-september-kaiser-flu-prevention reminder from Kaiser

  • wash, rinse, repeat
  • go green
  • hold the sugar
  • get your flu shot

Five Habits to Cut Your Prostate Cancer Risk-download healthy habits and a recipie of the month courtesy of Sutter Health: september-2016-sutterhealth_etip_september_tag

  • Eat plenty of tomatoes and fatty fish
  • Stay at a healthy weight
  • Limit processed meat
  • Quit Smoking
  • Choose vigorous exercises

Weight Loss Competition Weigh Out: August 16, 2016

A team of over 50 employees and community friends weighted in to participate in the 2016 Weight Loss Challenge. The 2016 Fit, Fun, Fab Weight Loss Challenge is coming to an end. Come join us for the final weigh-out, courtesy of Sutter Health We-Plus You programs. Prizes, goodies and more will be provided. Winners of the Challenge will be announced at 1:00pm in the District Lunchroom. Will you be in the winner’s circle?  Click here to view the weigh-out announcement: Peralta Final Weight-Out

Weight Loss Competition: May 23 – August 15

June Message to Participants: By now you should have received several Sutter Health emails with tips on health and weight management.  In case you missed it, here they are again:

Sutter Health’s Tips for Week 1: Let’s Get Started

Sutter Health’s Tips for Week 2: Tips and Tools to Getting Started

Sutter Health’s Tips for Week 3: Exercise as a Way of Life

We encourage you to keep up the good work and continue to strive towards a healthy lifestyle.  Thanks again for your participation!


SUTTER HEALTH 2016-Weight-Loss-Competition Flier


Back by Popular Demand! The 2016 Weight Loss Challenge-Sign up now.


Ready to lose weight?  Sutter Health’s We Plus You Program is ready to help.  Whether you have a few pounds to lose or just want to maintain your optimum weight, Sutter Health is here to guide you on your journey towards better health.


Register anytime between May 2 and 13. Click here to register for the 2016 Weight Loss Competition.  All are welcome to participate and registration is open to the entire Peralta community. 


Join the winners circle:

  • 2014 winners: Andy Arias, Shirley Wilson
  • 2015 winners: Sasha Phaar, Marge Rubio, Donna Dorsey
  • 2016 winners??? Will you be included?

We need 20 participants –  Join with a friend and let the competition begin.



Tips & Tools for September 2016

Opportunities to pre-actively engage in your health and well-being:

Sutter Health is sponsoring 3 workshops at the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center-Oakland

facility. Download your personal copy of the invitations:

Prostate Cancer Symposium: 16-ABSMC-0006735_Prostate_Symposium_DFLY_09-14-16

  • If you are affected by Prostate Cancer or know someone who is, come learn about the latest advances in diagnosis and treatment

Getting a Mammogram can be a Lifesaver:16-ABSMC-0006227_Mammogram_Screening_DFLY_09-22-16

  • Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the US.

Integrative Medicine Symposium:16-ABSMC-0006340_Integrative_Symposium_DFLY_ 09-26-16

  • A panel of experts will discuss advantages of incorporating cancer treatment with acupuncture, nutrition, herbal supplements, mind-body, music therapy and hypnosis.

Tips & Tools for August 2016

Follow your bliss. Healthy lifestyle changes can prevent 80% of strokes. But the healthy things you do should also make you happy. Figure out what works for you and feel the benefits of better health. Seize the days and find your groove. 2016 August – Stroke Prevention ideas:

  • Power of the playlist
  • Pass on the salt
  • Track your progress


Tips & Tools for June 2016

It’s summer, which means time for outdoor fun.  It’s also the time of year when it’s easy to become  dehydrated. Warmer temperatures, higher humidity and increased physical activity cause you to perspire more. These fluids need to be replaced throughout the day to keep your body in balance.  Click here to read more about How to Stay Hydrated This Summer.


Tips & Tools for May 2016

It’s never too late to change for the better.  The more you know about men’s health, the healthier you – or the men in your life – will be.  Get checkups.  Guard your heart.  Don’t smoke.  Read up on these topics here at Kaiser Permanente Men’s Health.


Tips & Tools for March 2016

Did you know that, in addition to nurturing your body, fruits and vegetables can improve your mood?  Read Sutter Health’s 5-A-Day For A Better Mood to find out more!

Take advantage of a fitness benefit that encourages and supports a healthy lifestyle.  Click here for 24 Hour Fitness’ Corporate Membership Rates for Peralta Community College Employees!

Ready. Set. Thrive.  Click here for Kaiser’s Online Tools to Help You Live a Healthy Life!

The link includes resource information on

  • “My Health Manager” online services
  • KP App
  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs
  • Health Guides and Resources
  • Featured Health Topics
  • Classes and Programs


Tips & Tools for February 2016

Did you know that February is American Heart Month?  The American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 steps to heart protection can boost
energy and stamina and have you feeling better in no time:Life’s Simple 7 For Your Heart


Tips & Tools for January 2016

Happy new year!

This new year, take the Meatless Monday Challenge for a taste of what a plant-based diet can do for your health.  This link includes your week-by-week guide.

Discover some ways to Love your heart every day!  Be good to your heart, and your heart will be good to you.

For retirement planning, please join us at the Know and Grow Campaign: Wednesday, February 3, from 9AM-1PM at the District Board Room.



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