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The Wellness Program of Amarillo ISD was initiated in 2009 by the administration and School Board in order to: 

  • Promote healthy lifestyles among the employees and family members of the district
  • Prevent and reduce the rise of prevalent diseases among employees and family members
  • Educate employees and family members through communications regarding the importance of proactive screenings, life style choice and physical activity in order to combat prevent various diseases
  • Lower current and future cost to the district’s “self-funded” medical plan and in order to provide a sustainable and affordable medical insurance program for the employees.

Goals of the Wellness Program

Every year, goals and expectations are reviewed in order to obtain the best impact on the employees with the available resources. Main goals of the Wellness Program are to prevent, discover and reduce the exposure to common illnesses and chronic diseases such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Cancer
  • Common Cold
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease and Stroke
  • Hypertension Influenza
  • Mental Health
  • Obesity
  • Renal Failure
  • Tobacco Use

Biometric Screening Information:

Additional policy information and links: