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Be in the Know Biometric Screening

September 19, 2018

Penn’s Be in the Know wellness campaign, part of Penn Healthy You, gives you an opportunity to improve your well-being while earning extra cash. Again for the 2018 – 2019 campaign year, you can receive up to $300.*

Register now at for your free, confidential biometric screening. All returning Be in the Know participants will be entered into a prize drawing for an iPad.


STEP 1: Get Started with Your Free Biometric Screening
Quick, convenient screenings are available at various Penn locations October 9 through November 30. Register here and take the first step to learning more about your health.

At the biometric screening, a health educator will measure key components of your overall health, including blood pressure, total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), and blood sugar (glucose) levels. You also have the option to fast before your screening to learn low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and triglyceride levels.


STEP 2: Complete StayWell’s Online Health Assessment
Once you complete your biometric screening, be sure to complete the online health assessment, available as of October 8 at Penn’s wellness portal, (Your current biometric screening values are needed to complete the online health assessment.)


The biometric screening and online health assessment are the two Core Actions required to earn your first 100 points and $100.


STEP 3: Earn More with Bonus Actions

Get even more rewards by completing Bonus Actions worth up to 200 additional points for a total of $300 this year, plus a special gift opportunity as a Be in the Know VIP!


What’s New for 2018 – 2019?
Discover how you can earn more points, more cash, more often at Again this year, Be in the Know simplifies participation with 3 Steps to Success – a biometric screening, StayWell’s online health assessment, and a variety of Bonus Actions. Enjoy new campaign offerings, such as more Bonus Actions with increased point values, financial wellness programs, and meeting with the Registered Dietician of your choice. Continue to enjoy incentive options – either paycheck or Penn Recreation credits – for all of your incentives, as well as simplified credit for preventative health screenings, points for being active and biking to work, and more. 


Check the Be in the Know webpage at for complete program details.

Don’t miss this chance to learn more about your health and Be in the Know all year long.

Register today at

*All cash incentives are less applicable payroll taxes. You must be an active full- or part-time benefits-eligible faculty or staff member to participate.**