Posted on: July 20, 2017

Bring Your A-game to Your Doctor Visit

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Many of you are scrambling to secure appointments with your primary doctors about now. We’re nearing the deadline to complete Connect4Health Premium Incentive requirements (September 30) and getting an annual physical or well-woman/man exam is o...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

C4H Presents “Real Appeal,” a Great New Wellness Option

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The City of Plano will soon offer employees a simple, step-by-step weight loss and healthy living program called Real Appeal. This program is presented at no cost to all employees with our UnitedHealthcare insurance and a BMI of 23 or greater.

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Plano is the 2nd Most Chill-lax U.S. City

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This is one of the few times being 149 out of 150 is a really good thing. WalletHub’s 2017 report on the "Most & Least Stressed Cities in America" is out and the City of Plano was named the second most mellow spot in the United Sta...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Plano Police is Looking for the Best of the Best

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Applications are being accepted for an exam to fill vacancies on the Plano Police force. The Recruit Civil Service Entrance Examination will be given on Saturday, August 5 at Plano Senior High School. To be eligible to take this test, a Plano Police Entra...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Georgeta Ungureanu Named New GIS Manager

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Congratulations to Georgeta Ungureanu on being selected as Planning’s GIS Manager. GIS or Geographic Information System, in simple terms, is a mapping technology used by professionals like Georgeta to create detailed and interactive maps. These ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Winners of the Favorite Work Selfie Contest Are…

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Thanks for sending so many emails casting votes for your favorite photo of the two finalists. It’s time to announce the winning group in the Team Plano Favorite Work Selfie Contest for July. It was a close race between the two groups, Commercial...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Plano Police Won the 2017 Battle of the Badges

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It was a close competition this year, but it appears Plano residents “backed the blue.” The Battle of the Badges Blood Drive ended in a rousing success with more than the Police department benefitting from the great outpouring of donations. The primary be...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Complete Your C4H Premium Incentive Program Requirements

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Don’t wait until the last minute to tick off the required list of steps by the deadline – September 30. Everyone covered by the City’s health plan must complete three steps by this date in order to save on premiums for the 2018 plan year. This applies to ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Dependent Eligibility Audit Letter, Have You Received Yours?

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The City just kicked off a dependent verification audit through an external audit firm, Healthcare Management Systems (HMS). Plano is performing this audit in an effort to manage overall Health Plan costs by removing any ineligible participants from the H...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

NEW Schedule: Get in Motion with Pound-melting Aerobics

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Fitness coach and personal trainer Jeff Johnson has revised the exercise schedule to include an extra day! His aerobic cardio and weight training circuit classes are definitely worth the drive to Municipal Center. These sessions are a great way to deal wi...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Animal Shelter Makes Art of Old Pet Tags

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Immortalize your loving pet by having their old identification tag become part of a permanent work of art at the Animal Shelter. To help determine which of the many fine pets in Plano will be showcased, pet owners are encouraged to forward a funny, heart-...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Don't Skip the Skype for Business Training Videos

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Instant messaging (IM), video chat, conferencing and voice calls all rolled into one seamless communication system – that’s what Skype for Business is and more. Technology Services has plans to migrate the City’s current phone system over to the far more ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Grill Safely All Year Round

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Although July is the peak month for grill fires, according to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) barbecue fires can occur any time of year. The Agency’s 2016 report determined, on average, 8,900 home fires are started by grills annually. Backyard ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Health4Me App is Mobile Access to Medical Info

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When you or your loved ones need details about your health plan, you’re not always going to have the info handy. With UnitedHealthcare’s Health4Me App, your smartphone becomes an important tool for lessening your frustration during what could be a stressf...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Plan F Could Be Your Ticket to Free Gym Access

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The SilverSneakers® program offers qualified insured retirees an incredible deal – free workouts!

Retired individuals who are covered under UnitedHealthcare’s AARP/Medicare Supplement Plan F are entitled to free admittance to gym facilities throughout the ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Think Plano Event Center is the Best?

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Cast your votes today for the Plano Event Center in the Texas Meetings + Events “Best of Texas” Readers’ Choice Awards. It’s time to pick the 2017 winners from all of the nominees. Here are some of the categories:

  • Be...
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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Water Sports Make Waves at Oak Point’s Big Pond

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Paddle boarding and kayaking are now a short drive away. You’ve heard rumors about the Plano Parks and Recreation Department expanding leisure options at the Oak Point Park Nature Preserve and the reports are now reality. The big pond on the site has been...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

What NOT to Wear to Work. Dress Code Effective July 1

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The new rules go into effect this weekend. Take a moment to review the list of dos and don’ts for work attire. The City of Plano implements a new Dress Code Policy for all employees, unless a uniform is required. Details about the new policy are being com...

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