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Stay updated on current events and Health Links news in the press. Find out about what is working in small businesses around the state to improve the health and safety of our workforce.

Checkout our newly published Annual Report to see what we've been up to this past year. 

In addition to the community events listed below, Health Links also hosts training workshops in various locations around the state of Colorado. Click here to get information and details on our 2016/2017 schedule. 

News

January 30, 2017

Join our campaign, #MyWhy4Health

We want to hear from you! Why do you like to stay healthy and safe? Is your reason so you can run around with your kids, because you want to meet your goal of running a marathon, or simply to live a long life? Share with us what your #MyWhy4Health is and help us build a culture of health and safety in our communities. 

December 6, 2016

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...

December 5, 2016

Accelerator Funds Making a Difference!

Colorado

Check out what the funds used from our Accelerator Program are going towards! Special thanks to Eagle County Public Health for sponsoring this program. Contact us to find out how you can sponsor an accelerator program for your community!

November 28, 2016

Supporting Family-Friendly Employers in Colorado

Colorado

Employees, in every stage of life, should feel supported in the workplace. It is for that reason that partners in Colorado are teaming up to better understand family-friendly workplace policies and practices. EPIC (Executives Partnering to Invest in Children), Essentials for Childhood (EfC) and Health Links have formed a strategic alliance to lead Colorado’s conversation about family-friendly employers. Click on the title to see what the initiatives of this group is and how it can help your workplace.

Events

Workplace Health Symposium

January 27, 2017

Aurora, Colorado

Connect with Colorados top leaders in workplace health and wellness in a half-day learning and networking event. February 7, 2017 7:17am-12:00pm. Register by January 20, 2016 at workplacehealthcolorado.heart.org. Cost: $25. For more information contact Amanda Havens @ 303-801-4640 or amanda.havens@heart.org

Parenting with Positive Discipline

January 25, 2017

Littleton, Colorado

Based on the best selling Positive Discipline parenting books by Jane Nelsen, Lynn Lott and others. In this 8 hour class, convieniently spread out over two sessions, parents, teachers and caregivers will learn long term solutions for raising kids to feel “I am capable, I can contribute, and I can use my personal power in useful ways to improve my life and the lives of others.” Positive Discipline teaches long term parenting skills that will encourage children to think for themselves, become more responsible and have a greater respect for themselves and others.

Save the Date! 10th Annual Colorado Culture of Health Conference

August 30, 2016

Denver, Colorado

The annual Colorado Culture of Health™ Conference represents an excellent collaboration of community partners whose goal is to promote health and well-being of all Coloradans.  The CBGH is now accepting submissions from individuals and organizations who are innovators in the area of healthy employees and healthy communities who would like to present a one hour break-out session at the conference. As in previous years, the conference will host national speakers, highlight local wellness initiatives, and offer case studies on wellness programs that work for a healthier, more productive Colorado workforce. April 12, 2017                      ...

Good Vibes Grand Valley

January 1, 1970

Grand Junction, Colorado

It’s called, Good Vibes Grand Valley, a project Hilltop is kicking off on Feb. 14th. Organizers are encouraging businesses to get involved as a way to increase work site wellness. Join the initiative and register online, then follow the 1-2-3 pledge. "Saying one compliment, two thank yous, and recording three gratitude’s or something they're grateful for every day,” said Rebecca Weitzel, with Hilltop and Health Links Advisor. Once you register online you will receive a bracelet and a pledge card. You can sign up with your work, or on your own.