Health & Wellness Resources
Welcome to WHA's Health & Wellness Resources. If you're looking for a class on a particular health
topic like prenatal care or nutrition, or if you want to learn about support groups in your area,
you'll find it here. You'll also find health educational materials that address some of the issues
that include health and safety. Check out our WHA member magazines where you'll find healthy recipes,
quizzes, and more. Also find Healthyroads and Magellan newsletters that address important topics about
exercise, stress reduction, smoking cessation and other health topics.
WHA has created educational brochures and booklets that address topics about adolescent health, womens's
wellness, diabetes, heart disease and more. The materials can be viewed, downloaded or printed by clicking
on the specific topic.
Women's Wellness Resource Booklet
Health & Wellness Classes
As a WHA member, you have access to many of the health education programs or classes sponsored
by our network's medical groups, even those not connected to your primary care physician's
(PCP's) medical group. Let your WHA PCP and/or physician specialist know if you are interested
in participating in any of the health education programs or if you are currently enrolled in a
program or class.
Through our network's medical groups you will find many classes, programs, and/or support in:
Unless otherwise noted, most health programs or classes are free and you can join online. If you
need additional assistance in finding a health education program or class, please contact the
phone number noted with each program description. Class registration information and a
description of the program are located on the specified medical group's website.
Medical Group Connection
|Mercy General||Hill Physicians|
|Mercy San Juan||UC Davis|
|Meritage Medical Network||Woodland Healthcare|
If you have questions related to the websites, please contact the Health Promotion and Disease Management Department at 916.563.2250, 888.563.2250 or TTD/TTY 888.877.5378.
Save on Gym Memberships
Commit to be fit!
WHA makes the decision to be active a little easier for members through our gym and fitness center discounts. WHA teamed up with several gym and fitness centers in our coverage areas to offer great gym discounts to help you keep active and healthy.
Simply bring your Western Health Advantage member ID card to one of the fitness centers below and let them know you want to take advantage of the Western Health Advantage discount.
24 Hour Fitness
Several locations available in our coverage areas
California Family Fitness
For the Sacramento area, enrollment through the Natomas California Family Fitness center allows WHA members access to all CFF centers within the Sacramento area.
Call 916.239.4455 - ask for Brian
Several locations available
Cross Court Athletic Club
433 W. Cross Street, Woodland, CA 95695
Davis Athletic Club
1809 Picasso Drive, Davis, CA 95616
In-Shape Health Clubs, Inc.
Several locations available
Remember to speak with your health care provider before beginning any exercise program.
Feel free to print our WHA Gym and Fitness Center Flyer. For more information about this member discount program, contact WHA at 916.563.2250, toll free at 888.563.2250 or TTY/TDD at 888.877.5693.
Calculate Your BMI
In this section, WHA has included links to other health sites that address a variety of health issues and interests for both parents and children.
For Kids & Teens
The Cool Spot
- A fun and educational site dedicated to educating teens about alcohol, peer pressure and more.
- A great site filled with information for parents who live with teens. This site also has other helpful
information for kids to view.
- Helpful information for girls on a variety of topics such as nutrition, fitness and relationships.
BAM! Body and Mind
- A colorful fun site for teens filled with health information from the Center for Disease Control and
Vaccines and Immunizations
- The Basics and Common Questions a Resource for Parents
Pre-Teen & Teen Vaccines
- CDC's site includes video, scheduler, quizzes and more.