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Health and Wellness


The City of Franklin is excited to roll out our NEW HEALTH AND WELLNESS program. All Full-Time, Part-Time, and Temporary employees are eligible to utilize the Commit to be Fit program. Start your wellness journey today by keeping up to date with the quarterly newsletter and occasional give aways! 



To support employees in making healthy choices with their work and home lives. Encouraging habits of wellness, by inspiring individuals to "Commit to be Fit".  


Stay informed! Check out our quarterly Commit to be Fit Newsletters here!


Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


When life throws you curve balls, your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is here to help you balance your life like a pro. 

The City's EAP benefit provides you with confidential services to support your total health. 

A few of the most common benefits include:

  • Addiction assessments and treatment
  • Emotional health
  • Child and elder care concerns
  • Family Life
  • Financial
  • Legal issues
  • Work concerns
  • Health management
  • Relationship
  • Tobacco cessation
  • Traumatic event counseling

You have access to your EAP Services 24/7/365. 

Anthem EAP:

We're all ears. Anthem EAP provides a total of four free sessions to ALL employees, dependents, and any household members. 

Visit to learn about all the things your EAP can do for you. 

Company Name: City of Franklin Stand Alone 

EAP Direct: 1-800-346-5484 

If you are in need of immediate counseling, please mention that you need "In the moment support". 

 Click here to view the Anthem EAP Flyer! 

Optima Health EAP:

Whether you are dealing with family and relationship concerns, grief issues, or substance abuse, Optima EAP is here for you! 

Visit today to start utilizing Optima's resources! 

Company Username: SentaraEAP

EAP Direct: 1-800-846-2682

Click here to view the Optima Health EAP Flyer! 


Optima EAP Thought of the Week: 

October 2023 (Spending)

October 2nd ToW

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November 2023 (Supstance Misuse)

November 13th ToW 

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November 27th ToW

December 2023 (Rest & Relaxation)

December 4ht ToW 

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January 2024 (Healthy Aging) 

January 8th ToW

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January 29th ToW

February 2024 (Estate Planning) 

February 12th ToW 

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February 26th ToW

March 2024 (Bullying)

March 11th ToW


YMCA of South Hampton Roads

Follow to learn about the upcoming events the YMCA will be hosting for children, and adults! 

Now available to all YMCA Members, YMCA360 brings to life the people, places and programs of the Y. Join the On-Deband Videos. 

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