Worksite Wellness

Putting Wellness in the Worksite

These newsletters highlight what area businesses are doing along the lines of promoting wellness to their employees.

B&B/Jet Gas

First Community Bank

 

If you would like your business recognized or assistance with your business' worksite wellness program please call (319)372-5225.

 

Toolkits

Live Healthy Lee County offers a worksite wellness toolkit for businesses.  The toolkit includes information on how to:

1.  Start a wellness program
2.  Create goals specific for your business
3.  Gain support for the program
4.  Market the program
5.  Evaluate the program
6.  And information and ideas to share with employees.

 

NEMS

The NEMS (Nutrition Environment Measures Survey) for vending machines is also available to businesses.  The assessment consists of:

•  An onsight visit to assess snack, pop, and cold vending machines;
•  Each vending machine will be awarded either Gold, Silver, Bronze, or No Award;
•  Review with employers of the assessment results

For additional information on the NEMS vending assessment click here.

 

Resources

As part of the worksite wellness program there are some new resources available for businesses to use to educate and encourage employess on how to lead a healthier lifestyle.  What is available...

•  I-Messages: these are great fliers to post around your business for employees,
   and vistiors of your business, that promote healthier lifestyles.
•  Paycheck Stuffers
•  Fliers on community programs like walking clubs, trails, farmers markets, 
   community run/walks

If interested in any of these please call the number below.

 

If your worksite is interested in a free toolkit or vending maching assessment call the Lee County Health Department at (319)372-5225 or (800)458-6672.