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Otero Junior College kicked off its worksite wellness program with the start of 2016. At the all staff meeting on Jan. 7, the wellness team introduced the first ingredient of the program: Become a Fitness Champion.Read More »
Health Links Lead Advisor for Pitkin County, Amanda Wagner, has been recognized as a Health & Wellness Industry Leader that has optimized a gap in today’s health and wellness industry by the Northwest Colorado Small Business Development Center. She has won the Health and Wellness Champion Award to be presented at the Mountain Town Business Women Awards in February.Read More »
Julie Anne Helmick is an evangelist for worksite wellness.As an adviser for health, wellness and fitness for HealthLinks Colorado, the Montrose resident has been working hard to convince employers healthy workers pay big dividends.She’s had some successes this past year working with nine businesses, but none makes her more proud than her efforts with Center for Mental Health in Montrose.Read More »
NIOSH looks forward to partnering with Health Links in improving the health, safety and productivity of America’s workers. To succeed in today’s competitive and rapidly-changing markets, small businesses must focus on improving the health of their workers. It’s one of the best ways to recruit and retain capable employees, and that’s the way to achieve economic advantage.
John Howard, MD, MPH, JD, LLM
Our number one concern in the electric utility industry is safety. At San Isabel Electric, we believe safety and a healthy workforce goes hand in hand. We promote programs that support several aspect of wellness including good nutrition, stress management, and behavioral health. Aside from the rewards our fellow employees reap from a healthy lifestyle, our co-op also benefits financially as we are better able to manage insurance costs and work-related injuries.
Employee, San Isabel Electric Association, Inc.
From the very inception of PorchLight we have always had a wellness program. I know from personal experience that if I am fit and healthy I am happier overall and get more done in less time. Healthy people are happy people. That is why health and fitness are imbedded in PorchLight's company culture.