Confidential Online Screenings and Online Resources
Fitsmart Fitness Appraisal
First Aid and Safety Trainings
Hamilton Physical Therapy Services (HPTS) on Campus
Physical therapy has never been so easy! Open to all faculty and staff and their dependents as well as students, HPTS has an office on campus at McCosh Health Center to address Princeton University employees’ and students’ physical therapy needs. Flexible hours on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment only. Most insurance plans are accepted. Call 258-4450 for more information and to schedule an appointment.
F aculty and staff are encouraged to participate in HeartSmart, a program designed to help identify risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and renal and liver problems. This confidential program takes place over two sessions and involves 1) having a blood sample drawn, after fasting, to be tested for cholesterol and blood sugar levels, and kidney and liver functions; and 2) scheduling a follow-up session for a brief physical exam with an Employee Health professional, and discussing risk reduction techniques and creating a strategic plan for improving your health. Individual appointments can be scheduled by calling Employee Health at 258-5035. There is a fee for this program
International Travel Planning
Faculty and staff may schedule a travel planning appointment for immunizations and prescriptions by calling Employee Health at 258-5035. Graduate Students may schedule a travel planning appointment at UHS by calling 258-5357. Please schedule a visit for four to six weeks before the date of travel.
Know Your Numbers
Did you know there are four basic tests that provide you with a snapshot of your health and indicate a roadmap for maintaining or improving it? They are:
- Blood pressure,
- Waist circumference,
- Cholesterol levels, and
- Glucose (blood sugar) level.
Mind/Body Health Services
Regular participation in mind/body activities may prevent the negative effects of stress. Numerous mind/body health opportunities are available on campus for faculty and staff as well as graduate students, including but not limited to meditation, yoga, and Tai Chi. For more information on mind/body health services and a complete listing of mind/body programs, visit http://www.princeton.edu/healthier/healthy-mind/mindbody-options/. For stress reduction audio downloads, see http://www.princeton.edu/uhs/healthy-living/download-menu.
My Health Coach
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The Outdoor Action Program offers trips and skills training in hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, canoeing, outdoor leadership , wilderness first aid and CPR. For information on upcoming trips and programs, visit www.princeton.edu/~oa.
Outdoor action Climbing Wall
You can quit smoking; many of your co-workers already have. FREE Nicotine replacement available for benefits eligible employees. Schedule a smoking cessation appointment by calling Employee Health at 258-5035.