Biometric Screenings

PARTICIPATION IN THE WELLNESS PLAN IS VOLUNTARY AND INCLUDES AN ONLINE HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT (HRA) AND BIOMETRIC SCREENING FOR EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES COVERED BY THE COUNTY HEALTH INSURANCE. THOSE THAT PARTICIPATE IN THE WELLNESS PLAN WILL RECEIVE A PREMIUM DISCOUNT OF $25 PER MONTH. THERE IS NO COST TO EMPLOYEES FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE HRA OR BIOMETRIC SCREENING.

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Step 1: Complete your Health Risk Assessment (HRA)

The Health Risk Assessment is an online, comprehensive tool through which you answer questions and provide information regarding your health & wellness behaviors. It can be found online at:

https://www.knowyournumber.com/saas/kyn/RowanCountyGovernment

The HRA should take about 15 minutes to complete but can be done in sections. Please complete your HRA by September 2nd.

 If you do not remember your username and/ or password, DO NOT create a new account. Please email NHCH@novanthealth.org for your username and/or password reset. Once you receive your username and/or password, log in, begin new assessment, completing all questions by clicking the appropriate response.


Step 2: Schedule a Biometric Screening 

Schedule your biometric screening appointment by clicking the following link:

https://www.flashappointments.com/client/lgn/launch.cfm?busId=9027

Screenings will be held on the following dates and locations from 7am-12pm:

Date Location 
Monday, September 9, 2019Department of Social Services 
Tuesday, September 10, 2019Department of Social Services 
Wednesday, September 11, 2019Public Library Headquarters (Stanback Auditorium)
Thursday, September 12, 2019Public Library Headquarters (Stanback Auditorium)
Friday, September 13, 2019Cooperative Extension 

Appointments are scheduled every 15 minutes. If you have questions or difficulties in scheduling your appointment, please email Novant Health Corporate Health at NHCH@novanthealth.org. Please schedule your biometric screening by September 2nd.

Fasting prior to your screening is suggested. Fasting is defined as having nothing to eat or drink 6-8 hours prior to your blood work. Exceptions to this include: water, black coffee (no cream, no sugar, no artificial sweeteners). Please take all medication as prescribed by your healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding whether or not to take your medications prior to your screening, please contact your healthcare provider.


Waist Circumference Incentive 

Full-time and part-time benefited employees enrolled on the County's health insurance plan are eligible for a $500 bonus*, payable in December, if they meet the Waist Circumference Criteria: 

Females: Waist circumference of 35" or less

Males: Waist circumference of 40" or less

OR: improvement of waist circumference of 5% from the results of the previous year

In order to determine eligibility for the bonus, you must complete both the online health risk assessment and biometric screening. Eligibility will be determined by Novant Health Corporate Health and a list of individuals that quality for the bonus will be provided to Rowan County. 

*Bonus is subject to tax withholding, and will be included on an employee's Form W-2.

If you are unable to achieve the health outcomes to earn the waist circumference incentive, you may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation or an alternative standard. You may request a reasonable accommodation or alternative standard by contacting Novant Health Corporate Health at NHCH@novanthealth.org