The comprehensive health and wellness of County employees is important to the County, and for employees who want to maintain or improve their physical, emotional, or financial health there are many benefits and opportunities beyond health care coverage.
For one-on-one sessions with Personal Wellness Coach Holly Lattimer:
Walk In: Appointment recommended, but walking in is available. Office hours will vary based on off-site wellness activities.
The newest benefit available to all County employees, regardless of your health plan enrollment, is Employee Wellness coaching provided by a personal wellness coach. The Wellness coach can help you with individual coaching and/or assist you in finding the many other County resources available through your health plans or other programs such as EAP and Empower Retirement to find what you need to help you reach your goals.
One on One Wellness Coaching
Personal wellness coaching has been proven to be a significant tool to improving health and quality of life. Whatever your goals, coaching can help guide you to take strategic steps to reach them.
You can meet with Holly in person, talk on the phone or connect online. During sessions you can explore the factors that influence your health and receive feedback, alternative strategies, and tips for making better choices.
The Employee Wellness Office is located at the Hall of Administration, 333 W. Santa Ana Blvd, Room 104.
Meeting with the Wellness Coach qualifies as permissible use of annual leave or sick leave subject to your supervisor's approval.
If you prefer not to do coaching through Employee Wellness coaching there will be additional coaching options coming soon.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Wellness Coach and how can she help me?
The Wellness Coach supports the County's commitment to employees health and wellness. The Wellness Coach will provide one-on-one private coaching on multiple health topics.
What are the days and hours the Wellness Coach will be available?
Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where is the Wellness Coach located?
In the Employee Wellness Office: Hall of Administration, Room 104. (333 W. Santa Ana Blvd, Santa Ana 92701)
What can I discuss with the Wellness Coach?
Possible topics are nutrition, stress management, physical activity, and many more health concerns.
Are "walk-ins" allowed or must I schedule an appointment?
Walk-ins will be accommodated when possible, but scheduled appointments are recommended. Call 949-445-9215 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How long do appointments last?
The standard appointment is about 30 minutes, but the Wellness Coach will work with your schedule to accommodate your needs and preferences.
How do I know that the information I share with the Wellness Coach will be confidential and secure?
Coaching appointments and information you share with the Employee Wellness Coach are completely confidential by the Health Coach "Code of Conduct" and HIPPA laws. HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) laws protect all of your Personal Health Information (PHI) and only those who are involved in your health care will have access to any of this information. This means that your manager and/or co-workers will NOT have access of any of your personal health information.
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