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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

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...

May 25, 2017

Outside Magazine names RA Nelson one of the top places to work

Health Links Certified Business Partner RA Nelson LLC will be speaking on a panel at the Mountain Communities Small Business Health & Wellness Symposium, March 31st. RA Nelson LLC was named one of the top businesses to work for (nationwide!) in Outside Magazine. The premise for earning this prestigious recognition was based on employee health and happiness. Check out the article by clicking on the link: http://www.outsideonline.com/2134736/best-places-work-2016

May 25, 2017

First, do no harm. Some practices hurt employees

Grand Junction, Colorado

While most leaders would never hurt their employees on purpose, it’s important to recognize harm occurs unintentionally. Although many organizations invest in employee wellbeing programs to promote mental and physical health, they neglect the existence of common practices and unwritten rules that undermine those efforts.

May 25, 2017

City of Fort Collins - Government wins the Governor's Award for Worksite Wellness

Colorado

Congratulations to our healthy business leader, City of Fort Collins - Government, for winning the Governor's Award for Worksite Wellness from the Colorado Governor's Council for Active and Healthy Lifestyles. We are proud to have City of Fort Collins - Government as part of our healthy business network and applaud their efforts to make employee health and safety a priority and cultivate a culture of health.  

Events

Understanding Small Enterprises Conference

October 25, 2017

Colorado


Engagement. Happiness. Productivity. There are many ways small enterprises benefit from creating safer and healthier workplaces. That’s why small businesses, researchers, students, and public health professionals from around the globe will come together in Denver, Colorado, October 25–27, at USE 2017 to understand the unique needs of small businesses and share strategies for cultivating healthy work environments. With presentations on the latest research in workplace health and safety, networking opportunities, and in-depth trainings on bringing safety and wellness to work, attendees will gain valuable training and lasting connections at this event. Register now...

Celebrating Colorado's Healthiest Places to Work

August 17, 2017

Parker, Colorado

Join Health Links™ as we celebrate and recognize businesses, nonprofits, and community partners creating healthy, safe workplaces in Colorado. This event is an opportunity to network with other like-minded organizations, share best practices, and connect with local vendors. We are excited to present an all-star line-up including business executives, health and wellness leaders, and public health professionals. If you are, or want to be, part of creating health, safe workplaces, you won't want to miss this. This year, over 300 people will be gathered at the CU South Campus in Parker, Colorado to celebrate the culture of health we’re striving...

Forum on Work, Life Integration

June 1, 2017

Aurora, Colorado

Family-friendly workplace policies help employers attract and retain top talent. This free workshop highlights cost-effective, best practices from leading employers in Colorado.

Colorado Essentials for Childhood and EPIC (Executives Partnering to Invest in Children) present the Forum on Work, Life Integration; hosted by Children’s Hospital Colorado. This event invites executives, human resource professionals and corporate social responsibility managers into the broader discussion on family-friendly workplace policies and practices.

Register and join us Thursday, June 1, 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM MDT for:
Keynote address and panel discussions
Coffee, breakfast, education, Q&A sessions...

SSWell Webinars

May 5, 2017

Colorado

Our Small + Safe + Well (SSWell) study examines what small organizations are doing to support the health, safety, and well-being of their workforce, the impact on health outcomes, and how employees perceive their workplace health and safety culture. Join our informational sessions every Wednesday at 11:00am to learn how your business can become a SSWell business.