Health & Safety

October 11, 2013

Civilian Health Promotion Services

Welcome to the AFMC Civilian Wellness Program
The Civilian Health Promotion Services program is provided through a partnership between Air Force Material Command and Federal Occupational Health. The CHPS program is open to all DOD AFMC Civilian employees and offers a wide range of health promotion services and educational material to help†employees on†their journey to better health.

Their commitment is to improve your physical well being, quality of life, reduce your risk of preventable conditions, increase your awareness of nutrition and health, and provide you opportunities for lifestyle change through screenings and education.

Programs and services

CHPS offers a wide variety of health education classes which can be provided at the location of choice, such as a briefing, a lunch-and-learn, a commander’s or director’s call, a unit off-site, or almost any other setting that you, your staff, and/or your coworkers prefer. Classes†offerred include: Stress Management, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Cholesterol Education, Understanding Hypertension, Diabetes Awareness, Back Care, Lighten Up! – an eight-week weight management class, and much more. Make health a priority and visit www.AFMCWellness.com.

All classes are free of charge and open to all active duty military, civilians, contractors, dependents and retirees with base access. See CHPS events and other information on www.Facebook.com/EdwardsCHPS and LIKE the page!

For more information, call (661) 277-3667 or fax (661) 277-4947. Edwards CHPS is located in†Bldg. 2850 Room 17. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.




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