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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.

Check out 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. Contact our director of education for details about our 2017/2018 schedule!

News

September 4, 2017

Businesses honored for workplace wellness

Colorado

"Five Colorado employers were recognized for their efforts to keep employees healthy and happy at a ceremony at CU South Denver in Lone Tree on Aug. 17. The event, Celebrating Colorado's Healthiest Places to Work, was presented by Health Links, a program administered through the Colorado School of Public Health. The awards, in their fourth year, went to winners exemplifying the theme 'family-friendly businesses.' Presenters honored recipients with certificates and, in some cases, cowbells." 

Read the full article here.

August 28, 2017

Venture out to help businesses offer wellness programs

Colorado


Rebecca Weitzel, Health Links Advisor in Mesa County, and Skip Hudson, entrepreneur and mental health educator, have launched a venture to offer wellness programs to small businesses. Good Life Wellness Solutions offers a range of services, tools, and support to help their clients create a healthy, happy workplace. Visit the website to learn more.

Events

Webinar: Total Worker Health® Data Series—Using Employee Health Data to Identify Injury Risk

March 7, 2018

In this webinar, Dr. Natalie Schwatka will share new research findings on the relationship between behavioral health, chronic health conditions, and work-related injuries. This research, led by Natalie and her team at the Center for Health, Work & Environment, was recently published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Participants will learn about this research and ways to incorporate multiple sources of data into their injury prevention efforts. Register here.

Vail Valley Partnership Full Plate Series

March 1, 2018

Gypsum, Colorado

Join us and the Vail Valley Partnership on March 1, 12:00–1:00pm, to learn about local resources to you can use to create a culture of health and safety in your workplace. Share your favorite resources and help us identify areas for improvement in our community. Register here.


 

 

Webinar: Healthy Business Success Story City of Fort Collins

February 28, 2018

In this webinar, the City of Fort Collins, 2017 winner of the Governor's Award for Workplace Wellness, will share how they built a successful workplace health and safety program that supports their 2500+ employees. The city has continued to revise their program to boost employee engagement and work towards their vision to “provide world-class municipal services through operational excellence and a culture of innovation." The city’s wellness manager, Angie Rhodes, will share the obstacles they faced and ways to overcome those challenges. Register here.

Workplace Health Symposium

February 14, 2018

Denver, Colorado

Connect with Colorado's top leaders in workplace health and well-being at the 2018 Workplace Health Symposium. Learn how to connect your wellness program to the heart of your employees and network with other leading wellness companies. Join us Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 7:15am–12pm. Deadline to register is Wednesday, January 31st, 2018. Register here.