Employee Wellness

Wellness During COVID-19

  • We’ve entered a “new norm” and self-care has never been as important as it is now. Below you’ll find practical tips and resources available to you as a DPS employee to help you take care of your mental health and well-being.
  • Coping with COVID-19 & Beyond Webinars

    This 1-hour webinar will focus specifically on ways to cope with this pandemic and tricks to build resilience during this time of uncertainty and change.

    To learn more about this Kaiser Permanente webinar click here

  • Social Distancing does not mean Social Isolation

    Keys to improving your well-being during COVID-19

    • Stick to a regular schedule
    • Keep your immune system strong by washing your hands, getting enough sleep, eating well, staying hydrated, and exercising
    • Stay connected to family, friends, and support systems using technology like FaceTime or Skype
    • Make time to unwind and to do activities you enjoy
    • Get outside for fresh air, but practice social distancing
    • Stay informed, but limit media consumption that may trigger or elevate anxiety, stress, or panic

    Ways to Connect with your Coworkers remotely

    • Schedule remote walking meetings for your 1:1 or check-ins
    • Take a virtual coffee break for 15 minutes
    • Share photos of pets enjoying the new routine
    • Share tips on what’s going well for you while working from home & encourage them to do the same

  • Tips to enhance your well-being while working remotely

    Work (FROM HOME) Wellness: 10 tips to enhance your well-being while working remotely

  • Healthy Sleep

    Sleeping is vital to every aspect of your health. Learn ways to help overcome insomnia and consistently get a good night’s sleep.

  • Keep Stress in Check

    Learn how to identify and manage everyday tension and make changes that keep your body and mind relaxed.

  • Healthy Eating

    Learn the secrets to a healthy (and delicious) diet and how to make smart choices when you’re cooking and dining out.

  • PERA 101

    A financial session that gives DPS employees a better understanding of the Colorado PERA retirement system and benefits.

  • Mental Health and Emotional Wellness Apps

    Self-care at your fingertips - at no cost to Kaiser Permanente members.  These wellness apps can help you naviage life's challenges, and make small changes to improve your sleep, mood, relationships, and more.  

    Calm - an app for meditation, mental resilience, and sleep. Click here to learn more. 

    myStrength - an app to improve your awareness and adapt to life.  Click here to learn more. 

    My strength