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Coworker wellness is an important part of the BE! CITY culture and being your best you! Our City nurse, Stephanie Drum, works hard to provide up to date facts, nutrition details, recipes, classes and programs, the annual coworker health fair, and much more. Check out all the information on this page and become a healthier you!


City of Hickory Employees are offered a comprehensive Wellness Program in addition to their insurance benefits, which includes the following:

   On-site Nurse Practitioner for acute and episodic care

   Occupational Health Nurse

   Free membership in the fitness center

   Reduced YMCA rates (application)

   Annual Health Risk Assessments

   Premium reduction for participation in Wellness Works Compliancy Program

   Nicotine-Cessation Assistance

   Nutrition Counseling




Important City Wellness Information:

Nurses Schedule

Time Center Appointments for Nurse Practitioner

HRA Resubmission Form




Helpful Websites & General Information:

Dr. Weil (wellness website)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Local health departments:
Catawba County Health Department (828) 695-5800
Burke County Health Department (828) 764-9150
Caldwell County Health Department (828) 878-5300


Health & Wellness Articles:

HRA Testing Tips

Diabetes Awareness Month

Great American Smokeout - Flyer

Flu Season and COVID-19

Summer COVID-19 Tips

Addiction Signs

Immune System Health

Infection Control

Nutrition Tips to Cut Your Cancer Risk

March is National Nutrition Month

February is American Heart Month

Flu Season

Injury Prevention

Strep Throat

Skin Cancer Facts

Benefits of Stretching

Heart Health

Eating a Heart-Healthly Diet

Foods That Help With Anxiety



City of Hickory

76 North Center Street
Hickory, North Carolina 28601
Phone: (828) 323-7400
Fax: (828) 323-7550

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Hickory is for doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community, located between Charlotte and Asheville at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along I-40, where a collective spirit of craftsmanship strengthens any endeavor with detail, artistry, and quality.

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