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2016 Nebraska WorksiteWellness Survey Report
How to Use the ToolkitA Business Case for WellnessGovernor's Wellness AwardWorksite Wellness CouncilsAdditional ResourcesDownload"A Business Case for Worksite
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This Nebraska Worksite Wellness Toolkit is a easy-to-use guide for organizations to follow to effectively develop a comprehensive worksite wellness program. The Toolkit is available both in a document and online. Organizations are given detailed steps to follow to build or expand worksite wellness efforts. The website contains additional resources beyond the Toolkit document and connects business with up-to-date information to support their programs.
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Since employees are an organization’s greatest asset, and much of the financial burden lands on the employers, it makes good business sense to strive to develop a worksite environment that supports a culture of wellness that will in turn help employees to stay or become healthy.
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The Governor’s Award has been developed to begin the process of planting, growing and harvesting a quality worksite wellness program. There are two levels to the Governor’s Award: The Sower Award and the Grower Award. The Sower Award identifies Nebraska businesses that are planting the seeds for wellness, and the Grower Award identifies Nebraska businesses that are changing health behaviors. National awards are available for those that choose to take their wellness program to a higher level.
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WorkWell is a Nebraska Worksite Wellness Council that is a division of the Nebraska Safety Council. Their purpose is to provide wellness expertise to promote a healthy and productive workforce for their member companies.
The Wellness Council of the Midlands (WELCOM) is the Nebraska affiliate of the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) which serves businesses throughout the Omaha-metro area. Well Workplace Nebraska (WWPNE) represents organizations throughout the state. Their mission is, "To lead employers to create a workplace culture of health and wellness.
Panhandle Worksite Wellness Council is coordinated by Panhandle Public Health District in partnership with Scotts Bluff County Health Department. The council's mission is to build employer capacity to create a culture of wellness for employees through environmental and policy changes by providing evidence-based training, resources, and ongoing health promotion initiatives.
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