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For Essentia Health Employees


Essentia Health offers a variety of wellness resources and support to all employees through TakeCharge.

This program has a points-based structure with four levels and encourages you to work on your health goals with daily engagement with the platform through tracking daily steps, sleep, activity and completing Healthy Habits activities and Daily Learning Cards personalized to your interests.

TakeCharge rewards program details (PDF)

Register for Your Account

Don't have an account? Create your TakeCharge Rewards account to get started.

Registration Tips

Employees covered under the Medica health plan:

  • Have your Medica ID card ready
  • Make sure to enter your name exactly as it appears on your ID card

Employees not covered under the Medica health plan

  • Use your name and date of birth to register

Register for your account >

Questions about registration? Email Virgin Pulse or call 1-833-450-4074.

Log Into Your Account

Already have an account? Log in at the link below or download the mobile app. If you created an account in 2020, your same information will work (and you do not have to create a new account).

TakeCharge Rewards Login

Mobile App

The mobile app makes it easy to track your healthy habits anywhere, anytime.

After you register for your TakeCharge Rewards account, download our free TakeCharge Rewards app from Virgin Pulse.

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Additional Programs

For Employees Covered Under the Medica Health Plan

Fit Choices by MedicaSM Health Club Reimbursement Program

Did you know that with Fit Choices by Medica you can earn points and reimbursement toward your dues? Visit a participating health club eight times a month for any four months between Jan. 1 and Aug. 31, 2021 to earn 2,000 points towards your TakeCharge Rewards.

You'll also earn up to $20 per month (two adults earn up to $40 per month) toward your health club dues when you visit a participating club eight times a month. Show your member ID card at a participating gym to register for Fit Choices.

Learn more and find participating clubs

Healthy Savings Program

Save money on a variety of foods and other healthy products with the Healthy Savings program. It's almost like getting a free trip to the grocery store every month. If you’re new to the plan and live near a participating store, you'll be enrolled automatically in the program. Just watch your mailbox for more information and your Healthy Savings card.

Learn more about Healthy Savings

Omada for Prevention

Build healthy habits that last. Help reduce your risk for chronic disease through Omada for Prevention, a digital lifestyle change program. Combining the latest technology with ongoing personal support, you can make the changes that matter most — whether that's around eating, activity, sleep or stress. It's an approach that can help you lose weight and reduce your risks for type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

Learn more about Omada for Prevention


Questions About Fit Choices, Healthy Savings or Omada for Prevention

1-866-394-6846 (TTY: 711)
7 a.m. – 8 p.m., Monday – Friday,
Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Closed 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Thursday

Questions About TakeCharge

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