Success Stories

Longmont Humane Society / Longmont, CO

Kick-Start Healthy Workplace

Health Links (HL): What does being a healthy business mean to your organization? How does it reflect the company’s values and business goals?

Longmont Humane Society (LHS): We care greatly about the health and well-being of our employees. They are amazing and compassionate people, and we are happy to take initiative in providing the knowledge and opportunity to help them have healthy lives both at work and in their personal lives.

HL: How has Health Links helped Longmont Humane Society build a culture of health and safety?

LHS: Health Links has provided materials and counseling that help move the topic from the idea of promoting health to one of action.

HL: What changes have you seen among your employees, their families, and the surrounding community as a result of your program(s)?

LHS:  We are very early in this process, but the employees appreciate the initiative.

HL: Does your health and safety program help give back to your community?

LHS: Our whole organization does, so the healthier and happier we are, the better we can serve the community.

HL: What tip/advice would you give to a business that is considering starting a workplace health and safety program?

LHS: Do it.