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Prevention Screenings

University Wellness and UToledo Pharmacies are partnering to provide monthly health prevention screenings as a well-being resource for UToledo employees and students. All screenings are complementary and confidential and offered on a first come, first serve basis.

Screenings offered:

  • Blood pressure
  • Hemoglobin A1c
  • Glucose
  • Cholesterol
  • DEXA scan (a non-invasive test that measures bone mineral density)

Main Campus
University Health Center, University Wellness Office
2nd Tuesday of each month (Sept.-May)
1-3 p.m.

Health Science Campus
Four Seasons Bistro, Pinnacle Room 1412
3rd Tuesday* of each month (Sept.-May)
1-3 p.m.*
*Please note this is a change from previous years*




University Wellness is hosting regular Dimensions of Wellness Workshops for UToledo employees. Registration is required for all activities. Registered participants will receive confirmation and additional details via email prior to the activity.

Registration opens July 26, 2023.

Workshop Registration

Chair Massages
Aug. 24, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Health Science Campus, Pinnacle Room

Holistic Hands Wellness Gallery will provide 10-minute massages, that will focus on the high-tension areas of the neck, back, shoulders, arms, and hands. Registration is required. A Main Campus date will be offered in November and registration for that date will open in October.

Road to Resilience hosted by Impact Solutions
Sept. 20, 11:00 a.m.
Virtual via Zoom

Stress, adversity, and sometimes trauma, are parts of life. Resilience is a trait we can cultivate to help us survive and thrive through life's ups and downs. In this training, participants will learn about the impact of stress, what resilience is, practical skills for enhancing it. Use this link to register and receive the Zoom link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2213111729964798554

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's hosted by Alzheimer's Association
Oct. 3, 12:00 p.m.
Health Science Campus, Dowling Hall 2315

Alzheimer's and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Join us to learn how to recognize common signs of the disease; how to approach someone about memory concerns; the importance of early detection and benefits of a diagnosis; possible tests and assessments for the diagnostic process, and Alzheimer's Association resources.

Mindful Art
Nov. 15, 11:30 a.m.
Health Science Campus, Collier Building 1220

You do not have to consider yourself to be artistic to unwind and experience what it is like to be IN THE FLOW with mindful art! Join Becky, from Holistic Hands, as we dive into a mindful artistic creation.  It is amazing what you can tap into when you are fully present and in the moment, unleashing your creative side.  You will be able to take home your creations. 

Grief Yoga

WithUYoga LLC offers Grief Yoga that focuses on emotional liberation using movement, breath, and sound. These sessions are held at Holistic Hands Wellness Gallery (2086 Brookdale, Toledo) on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. UToledo employees may attend up to 2 sessions and the $15 fee will be waived. To register for a class, visit this link and click on ‘Classes.’



Monthly Webinars from UToledo's Employee Assistance Program

UToledo's Employee Assistance Program (EAP), provided by IMPACT Solutions, provides monthly webinars on all areas of mental health and total well-being. To view the list of upcoming webinars or view recorded webinars, visit https://allonehealth.com/webinars/. To register, click on 'Register for this Webinar' under the webinar icon.

The webinars cover a variety of topics, including stress management, mindfulness, nutrition, and work-life balance. They are led by a team of experienced mental health professionals and are designed to provide you with practical tips and strategies for improving your well-being.


Walk for Wellness

University Wellness and Recreational Services are partnering to help keep you moving this summer by hosting Walk for Wellness. This challenge includes monthly group walks, led by a health and wellness professional, and a walking challenge for a chance to win a gift card.

Who: All UToledo employees
What: Summer walking challenge with monthly hosted group walks
Where: Monthly group walks take place on both campuses, utilizing the campus walking paths (Rec/Morse Center for rain locations); additional walks are wherever you choose.
When: Challenge runs June 12-August 18, 2023; see below for monthly group walk details

Monthly Group Walks

  • Main Campus: June 13, July 11 and August 8 from 12-12:30 p.m., meet at the start of the campus walking path (behind University Hall)
  • Health Science Campus: June 21, July 19 and August 16 from 12-12:30 p.m., meet at the start of the campus walking path (courtyard outside the Bistro)

How: Employees may join for the monthly group walks, the walking challenge, or both. 

Monthly Group Walks: Registration is preferred. Please arrive to the start of the campus walking path by noon on the dates listed and a health and wellness expert will lead you on a 1-mile walk. Rain locations will be in the Rec Center/HEC (Main Campus) or Morse Center (Health Science Campus). If you are also participating in the challenge, these group walks can count toward your total walks. You may participate in the monthly group walks without completing the challenge.

Walking Challenge: Employees are required to register and track their walks. Walks must be at least 15 minutes in length to count and can be done wherever/whenever. Registered participants will also receive access to the Rec/Morse Center during the challenge, to utilize the indoor tracks in case of inclement weather.
Over the course of the 10 weeks (June 12-August 18), for each week that you log at least 3 walks, you will receive 1 entry into the raffle (for a max of 10 entries). Participants must log their walks using this form by August 22, 2023 to be entered into the raffle toward a $25 Amazon gift card. A total of 4 winners will be selected and notified via email by August 25, 2023.

Registration Link


Leading for Resiliency

Change is inevitable and leading through change can be challenging. UToledo leaders are invited to join the experts of Impact Solutions to learn more about Leading for Resiliency in this 4-part webinar series.

Who: All UToledo leaders
What: 4-part webinar series, hosted by Impact Solutions, to provide leaders with skills; see details for each session below
When: August 10, 17, 24 and 31
Where: Virtual, via Zoom; although live participation is encouraged, all webinars will be recorded and available for registered participants
How: Register by August 7, 2023 to receive the Zoom link

Session 1: Employee Mental Health in the Workplace with Sharon Saia
August 10, 2023, 12-1 p.m.
This presentation combines research data and clinical experience to help leaders understand what employees with mental health issues experience and how they can support them.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn the scope and impact of Mental Health Concerns in the Workplace
  2. Find strategies to support mental health in the workplace
  3. Identify actions for supporting employees with mental health concerns

Session 2:Supporting Employees with Burnout with Holly Brown
August 17, 2023, 12-1 p.m.
This training teaches leaders about the scope of burnout in the workplace. Leaders will learn to identify potentially burned-out employees and how to support them.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define burnout
  2. Identify signs and symptoms of burnout in employees
  3. Learn strategies for supporting employees with burnout

Session 3: Leading Resilient Teams with Steve Davis
August 24, 2023, 12-1 p.m.
This training builds from the individual focus of Supporting Employees with Burnout to look at team resilience. Leaders learn how team resilience is different from individual resilience and how they influence one another. Strategies for fostering team resilience are taught.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand how resilient teams are different from non-resilient teams
  2. Learn how team resilience is developed at three levels of system and over time
  3. Identify how leaders influence team resilience

Session 4: Selfcare for Leaders with Steve Davis
August 31, 2023, 12-1 p.m.
This training shifts from teaching leaders how to help employees to how to help themselves. Leaders experience unique hurdles to resilience and this training teaches leaders how to maintain their own resilience while leading.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn the burnout-to-wellness spectrum and how it is mediated by stress and self-care
  2. Understand the stress cycle and its impact on body, heart, and mind
  3. Explore multiple strategies for self-care

Registration Link

Last Updated: 7/26/23