Wellness points program
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My Health Rewards, the wellness points program, is powered by Virgin Pulse, a pioneer in digital health and wellness solutions. The program is designed to help you build health habits and live your best life. Virgin Pulse is a digital platform that makes it easy and fun to earn, track and redeem points for doing healthy activities. Complete any combination of health actions to earn at least 3,000 points by August 31, 2021 and you'll be rewarded with the preferred wellness premium rate on your 2022 health care coverage.
Ways to earn points
There are many ways to earn points - some old and some new! We’ve highlighted many of them, but the best way to understand your point-earning potential is to register and start exploring the Virgin Pulse platform.
Onsite biometric screening events
There are no onsite biometric screening events scheduled at this time. We are planning some for the spring, so check back for more information.
Health and wellness classes
There are a variety of health and wellness classes you can take and earn points! We are in the process of scheduling additional classes, so check back often. Sign up for the classes in Comet and after the class, enter the name and date on Virgin Pulse in the Program section. You will receive a link for joining the class after you register.
How to get started
When you register for an account on Virgin Pulse, you can access the program through a computer or an app on your phone or tablet. Follow these instructions to get started
Good news! You can now earn up to $160 in rewards by participating in the program (formerlly $100). You can also use your rewards points toward gift cards, to shop in the Virgin Pulse store, or make a donation to a cause you support.* If you'd like an activity tracker to make the most of the program, you can get a Max Buzz tracker for $10 or 2,000 points in the Virgin Pulse store. Here is how you earn:
- 2,000 points earns a $10 gift card
- 3,000 points by August 31st earns the lower wellness premium contribution rate on your 2021 City of Minneapolis Medical Plan
- 10,000 points earns a $20 gift card
- 25,000 points earns a $50 gift card
- 40,000 points earns a $80 gift card
*The value of rewards you earn is subject to income tax withholding on your paycheck