Employee Connection

Wellness Premium Incentive Program

Earn your 2025 medical premium credit by completing an annual wellness exam.


Onsite Nutrition and Health Coaching – May 16

May 16, 8am-4pm
Aviles Room, County Admin

Nutrition and Health Coaching Lindsey Lemaistre went to University of Florida for undergrad and received her health coach training through Duke Health & Well-Being. She integrates coaching practices with a focus on lifestyle changes as a powerful way to address chronic diseases and promote overall wellness. 

Lindsey will be onsite Thursday, May 16, 2024, from 8 AM to 4 PM at the County Admin Building, Aviles Room. Schedule your appointment today!

Onsite Biometric Screening – May 22

May 22, 9am-1pm
County Admin Auditorium

Actively enrolled employees and spouses will also have the option to attend an onsite biometric screening with Florida Blue Better You from May – August 2024, in order to earn the wellness premium incentive (WPI) for 2025 premiums.

Don’t forget to make your appointment to receive your $600 discount towards your health insurance cost for next year!

Earn Your $600 County Health Insurance Discount

Under the WPI program, employees and spouses enrolled in the St. Johns County Medical Plan are eligible for an insurance premium credit simply by completing an annual wellness exam at a physician’s office between October 1, 2023 and September 30, 2024.

Participation in the WPI program is voluntary. Completion of the wellness exam is automatically reported by Florida Blue, so verification forms are not necessary. New hires should follow the directions for participation provided at your new hire orientation.

COVID Discontinuation

Updated 5/8/24 – The Federal Government announced the end of the COVID-19 National Emergency and Public Health Emergency Declarations, therefore, the following is effective immediately:

  1. Employees no longer have to report a positive COVID test through the County’s Employee COVID Self Reporting Form portal.
  2. If an employee receives a positive test, it shall be treated as a personal health condition and staff should use their appropriate accrued leave for any absences.
  3. Best practice guidance for a positive person, is to return to the workplace after their symptoms have improved.