Employee Wellness

Spartanburg County is committed to providing a work environment that supports health and wellness. The Employee Wellness Program provides employees with information and resources that promote healthy living. 

Fitness Centers

Employees will have access to the fitness centers located at the Administrative Building and Community Services Building at no cost to the employee. Employees must sign a waiver and submit it to Human Resources before using the facilities. The fitness centers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to county employees.

Fitness Center Waiver 

Administration Building is located at 366 N Church Street Photos

Community Services Building is located at 9036 Fairforest Road Photos

Fitness Center Rules

  • Prior to use of the fitness center, all users must complete a COVID-19 questionnaire. Click here for the online questionnaire. Click here for the paper questionnaire. Paper questionnaires must be submitted to Ali Ellison in Human Resources.
  • No more than 6 people will be allowed in the fitness center at one time.
  • Users must clean fitness equipment before and after each use. Spray the Oxivir Tb cleaner and wait one minute before wiping the surface with a paper towel.
  • Users are encouraged to practice social distancing. Group exercise and other equipment sharing is prohibited.

Fitness Classes

Virtual fitness classes will be offered at no cost to the employee.   Click here to register.

 Wellness Initiatives

Physical Activity Policy 

On September 1, 2018 Spartanburg County approved a physical activity policy.  The policy encourages Spartanburg County employees to incorporate physical activity into the workday, as workload permits.  Examples of physical activity include using the county fitness centers, participating in onsite fitness classes, and using indoor and outdoor walking tracks.

Physical Activity Policy

One Page Summary

Frequently Asked Questions

   Healthy Vending Policy

    On October 15, 2018 Spartanburg County adopted at healthy vending policy to increase public access to healthy food options. 

Healthy Vending Policy

   Lactation Room

A lactation room is available at the Administrative Building for mothers who choose to express might, while at work.  This private space will include a small refrigerator that is available for breast milk storage.  The room will be a designated space for lactation and will remain locked at all times.  A key to the room will be kept in Human Resources.  Employee will need to use the sign-in/sign-out sheet when using the room.  Supervisors and employee will work together to establish mutually convenient times for milk expression.

Lactation Room

  2021 EVENTS

   Cigna Webcasts

To view a wellness webcast, go to www.Cigna.com/EAPWebcasts.

Wednesday, July  21st2:00pm-3:00pmTalking to Children About Death
Wednesday, August 4th2:00pm-3:00pmUnderstanding Anxiety

Wednesday, August 18th2:00pm-3:00pmChange & Challenges: Developing Your Resilience
Wednesday, September 8th2:00pm-3:00pmManagers: Leading in Complexity

Wednesday, September 22nd2:00pm-3:00pmNavigation Eldercare: A Compass for Caregivers
Wednesday, October 6th2:00pm-3:00pmA Holiday Planning Guide
Wednesday, October 20th2:00pm-3:00pmUnderstanding Addictive Behaviors
Wednesday, November 3rd2:00pm-3:00pm

Blueprint for Emotional Wellness
Wednesday, November 17th2:00pm-3:00pm

Managers: Stress Management for Managers
Wednesday, December 8th2:00pm-3:00pm

The Power of Gratitude

Virtual Cooking

A 30 minute biweekly class that includes step-by-step instructions for healthy meal prep. Participants will receive a copy of each recipe and samples will be available.  Click here to register.

  Group Health Coaching

    A health coach works with clients as a partner and a resource while working toward a behavior change. Rather than prescribing a health plan, health coaches support their clients to make their own plans and goals, offering guidance and education as requested. The group will meet twice a month.  Participants have the option of participating in-person and virtually.

    July 12th & 26th   9:00am-9:30am  Register

  Health Education Video

The Spartanburg County Clinic will provide a series of health education videos for employees.  Each video will address a particular health topic and employees will be encouraged to take a survey following the video to provide suggestions about future topics.  The video below is provided by nurse practitioner Natalie McKinney and discusses nasal dryness and over-the-counter treatments.

Clinic Health Education Video- Nasal Dryness by Natalie McKinney MSN, FNP-C

Clinic Video Survey

   Biggest Loser Challenge

The Biggest Loser Challenge was held from May 3rd to June 11th.  Collectively, participants lost a total of 106.6 pounds during the 6 week challenge.

Winner- Donna Mabry   

Team Winners- Zan Raymond, Errica Greenwald, Donna Mabry and Patina Freeman

FoodShare Box

FoodShare Spartanburg is a bi-weekly box of produce that contains 9 to 12 varieties of seasonal and mostly regionally grown fruits and vegetables.  Unique recipes are also included.  Boxes can be purchased with CASH or SNAP/EBT.  The cost of a box is $15.  If you are a SNAP recipient and use your EBT SNAP card, you receive an instant $10 Healthy Bucks credit reducing your cost to only $5 for the box.

As a partner with FoodShare, Spartanburg County employees can order boxes by clicking on the order form below. Boxes will be delivered to work locations.

Order Form

  Wellness Discounts

 YMCA - No Join Fee ($100 savings) and 10% discount off monthly rate

 Burn Boot Camp- Free Saturday Class 9:00am- 9:45am   Drayton Mills Marketplace 1800 Drayton Road

 Community Centers - 50% discount for county employees at Timken and Chesnee Community Center.

Timken: https://spartanburgparks.org/parks/timken-community-center/

Chesnee: https://spartanburgparks.org/parks/chesnee-community-center/

  Wellness RESOURCES

Cigna EAP-  The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides a number of resources for employees and household family members.  The EAP helps to resolve issues you may be facing, connect you with the right mental health professional, direct you to a variety of helpful resources in your community and more.

EAP Overview

EAP Childcare and Parenting

EAP Eldercare

EAP Financial Service

EAP Legal & Identity Theft

EAP Pet Care Services

Convenience Service Referrals

Resources for Managers

EAP Management Consultation and Referral

Making a Management Referral

Critical Incident Response Services Fact Sheet

Resources for First Responders 




VegEdge- Join hosts Lori Boyd and Kerri Stewart of the Joe R. Utley Heart Resouce Center for different topic revolving around Whole Food Plant Based Nutrition (WFPBN).  This is an open group intended to support, encourage, and education.  Recipes shared will adhere to the WFPBN guidelines meaning oil-free, minimal added sugar, and minimal salt.

    Diabetes Education- Services include comprehensive diabetes education classes, programs, and support groups offered through Spartanburg Regional.