Wellness Resources

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Healthcare AdvocateHealthcare Advocate

The City's healthcare advocates, CareCounsel,  offer services to help navigate the healthcare environment by having access to expert healthcare professionals.  A range of services are available including: orient to wellness, disease management, healthy living assistance, as well as coordinating between physicians and understanding prescription drug options.

CareCounselors routinely:

  • Education
  • Benefits and Coverage Questions
  • Troubleshooting medical claims/bills
  • Connecting you with expert healthcare resources
  • Help you to understand and utilize your plans in a way that are most cost effective for you and your family
  • Guide you to additional resources

Your personal healthcare advocate through CareCounsel is just a phone call away at 1-888-227-3334.


Condition Management

Personalized support is available for coping with and managing complex health issues.  A variety of disease management options are on hand including the assistance of nurse coaches for support with managing chronic conditions such as: Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Failure, and Asthma.  


Nurse Line Nurse Line

If you, or someone you know is sick or injured, anytime day or night, a 24/7 nurse advice line is available for guidance with general and critical health concerns. 

Note: In the event of a life-threatening emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

  • Anthem Blue Cross - MAPS/GU/EX/Council
  • Blue Shield of California - Police/Fire
  • Kaiser - MAPS/EX/Council


Health Assessments

An online health assessment can help you make smarter choices, help to prevent disease, as well as improve overall health and wellness. Consider taking a few minutes to answer some questions about day-to-day activities and begin to put together a plan for healthier lifestyle choices.


Healthy Living

Learn more about making good choices by taking a closer look into programs and classes on topics such as: smoking cessation, stress management, weight management, physical activity and nutrition.  Start your research on how to live healthier, every day.