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Health Links™ is a nonprofit initiative spearheaded by the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health. We collaborate with employers to build a culture of health and safety in the workplace. We assess organizations’ policies and programs; offer evidence-based recommendations in one-on-one advising sessions; connect employers with local resources; and certify qualifying employers as Healthy Businesses.

 

Worksite Wellness News in Colorado

June 13, 2017

Why a Family-Friendly Approach Is Good For Employers and Employees

Colorado

Earlier this year, we launched the Family-Friendly Workplace Assessment (FF+), in partnership with Executives Partnering to Invest in Children (EPIC) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment with support from WorkLife Partnership, to help businesses create a culture in which both employees and their families are supported. We asked David Shapiro, business relations manager at EPIC and speaker at our upcoming event, Celebrating Colorado’s Places to Work, why he is passionate about this topic, as a leader in his organization and personally, as an employee.

May 29, 2017

Natural approach at work bolster productivity

Grand Junction, Colorado

Research shows that our environment affects our stress levels, mood, and overall well-being. Natural settings allow our brains to rest, improving mental capacity and resilience. To cultivate a healthy and productive workplace, consider bringing some nature into the office and encouraging employees to spend more time outdoors.

May 25, 2017

Glenwood Springs online news outlet features Health Links

Glenwood Springs, Colorado

The online news outlet, Post Independent/Citizen Telegram wrote an excellent article on our local advisor Amanda Wagner and her great work inspiring members of the community to bring health to work! Author Angie Anderson reinforces what we believe about workplace health and safety by saying "companies and organizations can implement easy low-cost or no-cost solutions that can create a more productive workplace, improve employee morale and reduce injuries and absenteeism. How’s that for the bottom line? For companies that have the ability to do so, making a simple policy change to allow flexible work schedules so that employees can take...