About Us

WellNYS Everyday is a wellness initiative dedicated to educating, engaging, and empowering New York State employees and their families, by encouraging participation in healthy behaviors. The vision is to increase the number of state employees who choose to eat healthier and become more physically active. To move toward this vision, employees and family members are encouraged to participate in the Olympic Challenge and Monthly Challenges.

The following portals are available:

  • WellNYS Everyday Tip for the Day - everyday a new tip will be displayed on the home page

  • NYS Workplace Walking Maps - links to walking maps for NYS Workplaces

  • Find a NYS Farmer's Market

  • Physical Activities around NYS - listing of walking, running, cycling, or hiking events, etc.

  • WellNYS in your Workplace - ideas how to engage in healthy behaviors while in NYS workplaces.

  • I Did It! - success stories from participants; employees can nominate themselves or others to be recognized for making better wellness choices, or by participating in an event like a walkathon, bike ride, road race, or weight loss challenge

  • Olympic Experience is a program that encourages state employees and their families to participate in one healthy behavior each day during the summer and winter Olympics. EAP sponsored the WellNYS Everyday Olympic Experience in the summers of 2012 and 2016, the winters of 2014 and 2018, and over 7,000 NYS employees and their families participated. The next Olympic Experience will be held during the 16 days of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Employees and their families are encouraged to register to participate on the WellNYS Everyday website. Complete 10 days and receive a bronze certificate, 12 days and receive a silver certificate, or complete all 16 days and receive a gold certificate.

  • Monthly Behavior Challenges. Employees and family members will be encouraged to register and track a different healthy behavior each month on the WellNYS Everyday website. If they participate for a minimum of 19 days, they will receive a completion award.

WellNYS Everyday is sponsored by the NYS Work-Life Services Employee Assistance Program.

Contact us
1(800) 822-0244