For Retirees of the City of Winston-Salem

Retirement Essentials for City Retirees

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News and Updates

2014 Benefits

Health Risk Assessments Must Be Completed by February 28

  • To receive the $50 wellness discount on your 2014 health insurance premiums, you must complete the online health risk assessment by February 28
  • Go to and log in
    • If you do not have a log in, you must register for member services.  You will need your BCBSNC insurance card to do so.
    • If you forgot your user name or password, call the customer service number on the back of your insurance card.
  • After logging in, click on WELLNESS at the top and then on HEALTH ASSESSMENT.
  • The assessment takes about 20 minutes to complete.

City of Winston-Salem Blood Drive

  • Thursday, February 13, 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Employee Medical Services   

  • Scheduling an appointment

    • Go online to
    • Enter the Sponsor Code (city of ws) in the Sponsor Code Box
    • If you are a new user, please click on Register Now and follow the instructions
    • If you registered in the past, enter your information and click "Login"
  • Eligibility - go to and look under the "Are you Eligible to Give Blood" section for requirements

  • All donors must bring a photo ID card and are eligible to win a $1500 gift card

  • Information flier [pdf/1p]



LifeSmart Wellness Programs


How to take online Wellness classes through BCBSNC

City employees can fulfill their wellness class requirement by participating in online wellness programs offered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. 

Go to or (If you do not have a log in, you must register for member services. You will need your BCBSNC member card to do so. If you have any issues please contact BCBSNC customer service. Their number is located on the back of your insurance card.) After registering or logging in, choose Wellness at the top and then click on the Wellness Activities link on the left to access these options:

  • Healthy Living Conversations - Choose from 14 online, interactive conversations on such topics as stress management, healthy thinking and healthy eating
  • Online Monthly Seminars - Fun and engaging online seminars on a variety of wellness topics
  • Healthy Living Programs - Choose from 14 personalized, six-week online programs that help you take an active role in improving your health and quality of life

HEALTHY OUTCOMES WELLNESS - Our Program for Better Health

Pharmacy Benefits - Express Scripts

City retiree Premium Reimbursement Program

North Carolina State Retirement Systems
Other Retirement Systems
North Carolina Treasurer
  • Aetna Life Insurance: 1 (800) 826-7448, Aetna web site 
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Reassure Life/Midland: (336) 765-1582 Roy Jennings
  • UNUM Universal Life 1 (800) 635-5597, Unum web site
  • CNA (Long-term Care): 1 (800) 266-2904, CNA web site
City-Sponsored Retiree benefits available to eligible retirees, spouses, and dependents
  • BCBS Medical Coverage for pre-65 retirees, spouses, and dependents
  • United Health Care Supplement coverage for post-65 retirees and spouses
  • $2,000 Retiree Life Insurance (Death Benefit)
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