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Health & Wellness

Vera Whole Health Clinic - Click HERE to Visit the Vera Website
Vera Whole Health is an independent primary care health clinic, and a new, additional benefit available to employees, spouses and dependents (age 3 and up) of the Northern Arizona Public Employees Benefit Trust (NAPEBT), which includes the City of Flagstaff, Coconino County, Coconino Community College, Coconino Accomodation School District, Flagstaff Unified School District, and the Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority.

Wellness Screening

Healthwaves is at select locations each year for free wellness screenings, which includes general health screening, SMAC 30 chemical panel and PSA blood test. Human Resources sends out announcements once dates and locations are determined. Appointments are required.

General health screenings are free to NAPEBT participants (retirees, members and dependents.) It screens blood pressure, body fat, height and weight, and osteoporosis bone density (one minute ultrasound measurement of heel; no x-rays or radiation; recommended for post-menopausal women or for those 40 years and older).

SMAC 30 chem panel and PSA blood testing is free to employees and retirees enrolled in NAPEBT's Blue Cross / Blue Shield medical plan. Dependents pay for SMAC 30 and PSA blood tests. SMAC 30 is a complete lipid panel, plus 30 items related to kidney / liver, iron nutrition, diabetes, bones, electrolytes and gout. Eight-hour fasting (water and medications only) is required. PSA blood test is a prostate-specific antigen blood test, recommended for men age 50 and over.

To schedule an appointment at one of our onsite clinics click HERE

Flu Shots
Flu shots are offered free each year to all Blue Cross / Blue Shield participants (Retirees, Members, Dependents.) Other carriers can also be billed. Human Resources will send out announcements once the dates are determined.

Mobile on-site mammography (MOM) is at select locations annually, offering free mammograms to all Blue Cross / Blue Shield participants (retirees, members and dependents,) and members of other select carriers. Recommended baseline for women age 35 to 40, and annually after age 40. Patients under age 30 must provide a doctor's referral.

Repetitive Motion Therapy
Free, professional, 15-minute, upper-body repetitive motion therapy is offered to employees, in an effort to prevent repetitive motion injuries. View the RMT calendar to see when therapy is available at your location. The repetitive motion sessions are for those employees who have previous, current, or are susceptible to a repetitive motion injury.

  • All employees with current workman's compensation claims or claims closed for less than one year have first priority when scheduling an appointment.
  • Employees with current workman's compensation claims who do not follow their prescribed course of treatments will not have priority when scheduling an appointment.
  • All other employees who are susceptible to a repetitive motion therapy are eligible for one therapy session per week.
  • Division and Department Heads are eligible for a Repetitive Motion Therapy session.

To find out who the contact person is to make appointments for a specific location, please call Human Resources at (928) 213-2090.

Tobacco Cessation Reimbursement
This program is designed to encourage and support employees who wish to cease use of tobacco products by reimbursing employees for tobacco cessation products and programs. This effort is in support of the City’s Smoke Free Air Ordinance and the City’s dedication to encouraging healthy lifestyle choices for all employees.

Short Term Disability
Short term disability coverage is available for benefit-eligible employees as a partial replacement of income in the event that he/she cannot work due to a personal illness or injury.

Employee Assistance Program
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers six free counseling sessions to employees and their families per year. Additional sessions may be covered through the City’s health insurance. The City of Flagstaff’s EAP provider, Flagstaff Child and Family Counseling, can be reached at (928) 774-6364.

Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution
Flagstaff Child and Family Counseling also offers mediation and alternative dispute resolution. This service is provided for City of Flagstaff employees who would like assistance in resolving issues.

United Way
The United Way is a nonprofit organization that provides broad-based support to the citizens of Flagstaff to address a wide range of needs. The United Way has demonstrated its ability to minimize administrative costs and to disburse a high percentage of the contributions it receives to the intended recipients. Because of these factors, the City has designated United Way as the sole organization to solicit payroll contributions from City employees for other nonprofit organizations. Employees can make contributions to United Way through convenient Payroll Deductions. Contribution cards are distributed to all employees annually, or employees can contact Payroll at (928) 213-2211 for more information on setting up contributions.

Tuition Reimbursement
All tenured and exempt employees who have worked for the City for a period of one continuous year (excluding temporary service) are eligible for tuition reimbursement. Employees may be reimbursed 100% of eligible tuition fees up to 12 credit hours per calendar year, provided the employee receives a grade of "B" or better in the class, for coursework through an accredited college or university (including online coursework.) For more information, see the Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement Policy. A Tuition Reimbursement Form is required.