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Free or low cost fitness classes, including Zumba, yoga, middle eastern dance, qigong and more, are offered at some City worksites during lunch and after work.
Civic Center/SFO class schedule
SFGH class schedule

Fitness Club Discounts

These local fitness clubs provide discounts to employees and retirees: 24 Hour Fitness, Crunch, Club One Federal, Planet Fitness, LiveFit, StudioMix, Sonora Sports. Get moving!
Fitness Club Discounts

Get Walking

Walking 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week may be the single best thing you can do for your physical and mental health.
23 1/2 Hours video
10,000 Steps
Start Walking Now

Ride a Bike

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition offers safe cycling classes, group rides, and campaigns to broaden the City's network of bike paths. Learn more.

SF Rec & Park

San Francisco Recreation & Parks offers a wide variety of classes, programs and events for City residents of all ages, from kids to seniors. Visit the Rec & Park website.

Kaiser Classes

Kaiser offers low cost health education and fitness classes, including yoga, zumba, pilates for all ages, and active living seminars for families and kids. You don't have to be a Kaiser member to attend! Search Kaiser classes.

Smartphone Fitness

Free or low cost apps can turn your iPhone or Android into a fitness tracker, helping you reach your goals. My Fitness Pal logs activities and calories. More choices:
iPhone Fitness Apps
Andriod Fitness Apps

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Questions about your care? Call your plan's registered nurse hotline any time, day or night, seven days a week.
Kaiser: (415) 833-2200.
Blue Shield: (877) 304-0504.
City Plan: (800) 237-4936.

Beat the Pack

HSS medical plans offer quit smoking programs and medication coverage. There are also EAP and community programs. It often takes multiple tries to succeed. Find the program that works for you! Smoking Cessation Benefits

Check Your Heart Score

Take a few minutes to complete the My Life Check assessment, created by the American Heart Association. Get a personalized, simple, seven-step action plan to help you meet your health goals.

Reduce Diabetes Risk

Eating healthy, regular exercise and managing stress can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. If you have diabetes, take steps to manage the disease and avoid complications.
American Diabetes Association

Minimize Cancer Toxins

Don't microwave food in plastic. Use a "green" dry cleaner. Say no to canned foods and thermal receipts with Bisphenol A. Check the ingredients on personal-care and household cleaning products before you buy.

Hep B Free

Hepatitis often shows no symptoms in early stages. Left undetected it can cause liver damage and failure. Asians and Pacific Islanders are at higher risk. San Francisco HepBFree provides free or low-cost education, screening and vaccination clinics.

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Employees have lost over 2,588 pounds! You may attend one meeting at no cost. $42.95 discounted monthly meeting pass. Enter company number 54552 and passcode WW54552.
Check meeting locations/times.

Weight of the Nation

Obesity is a national epidemic. The Weight of the Nation campaign includes documentary films, online tools and local events. All Americans are invited to watch, learn and take action to fight obesity. Weight of the Nation

Choose My Plate

The old food pyramid has been replaced by a simple plate diagram, illustrating the best food choices and portions. Get tips and tools to eliminate empty calories and optimize nutrition:
My Plate Supertracker

Nutrition Data

Learn how to read food labels, get detailed nutrition information, and make use of unique tools that help you choose healthier foods.
Nutrition Data

Food Shopping Apps

If you have a smartphone, apps like Fooducate, Honest Label and Good Guide and can help you make healthier choices while food shopping.
Best Apps for Healthy Food

Chemical Cuisine

On this website, the Center for Science in the Public Interest provides safety ratings on common chemicals and additives used in factory made, packaged foods.
CSPI Chemical Cuisine

The Power of Food

Chef Rebecca Katz believes in transforming health through the power of food. Her projects include Cancer Fighting Kitchen, a book of recipes for people going through cancer treatment, and Culinary Rx, a web list of the top immune-boosting foods.

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Learn more about your plan's behavioral health benefits, so you or your family members can access this coverage as needed.
Kaiser: (800) 464-4000
Blue Shield: (877) 263-9952
City Plan: (866) 282-0125

Heart Math Workshops

Emotions have a direct impact on physical health and brain function. Practice simple techniques to neutralize stress, boost resilience and cultivate happiness. Taught by UCSF faculty. Schedule a free workshop at your worksite: margaret.o’sullivan@sfgov.org

EAP

Employee Assistance Program is a confidential, voluntary, no cost counseling program for City employees, family and significant others. Call EAP at (800) 795-2351 to make an appointment. Learn more about EAP.

Advance Directive

An advance health care directive lets your physician and family know your health care preferences. An advance directive can ensure you have the quality of life you prefer and help your family avoid the emotional stress of guessing your wishes. Get more details about California Advance Health Care Directives.