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The Colorado Culture of Health Conference is a great opportunity for employers, health professionals, and others interested in supporting health and wellness in the workplace to learn and network. The conference will feature presentations on creating a culture of health in the workplace, ways to engage employees, and more. The winner of the Governor’s Award for Worksite Wellness will also be announced at the event. This award is given to one outstanding organization in the Health Links™ Healthy Business Network that is creating a culture of health and safety in their workplace. Learn more and register here.
Join Health Links to celebrate and recognize businesses, nonprofits, and community partners creating healthy, safe workplaces in Colorado. This event is an opportunity to network with 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. Learn more at cohealthybiz.squarespace.com.
“The accelerator program is a way for us to support local organizations to improve the health and safety of their workplace in a way that is sustainable. A little funding can go a long way. These funds help turn a ‘wish list’ idea into reality and make a real difference in the lives of employees across the state.” – Lili Tenney, director of Health Links Health Links has awarded funding to 15 Colorado businesses to support capital health and safety improvements in their workplaces. This year, 29 businesses across five counties submitted applications for Healthy Business Accelerator Awards. Proposals ranged from improving breastfeeding accommodations to purchasing new safety equipment. See the 2018 award recipients.
Creating a healthy work environment is easier said that done. Check out this article with Health Links Director, Lili Tenney, who's passion is all about promoting healthy workplaces and sustainable business strategies that improve overall well being. So sit back in your ergonomic chair or stability ball and take some pointers the pro. . .