Employers know that healthy employees are their biggest asset. Increasingly, employers are offering worksite wellness programs as a way to improve employee health and productivity and reduce long-term health care costs. Health Action’s iWORKwell campaign aims to help Sonoma County employers adopt a culture of wellness. iWORKwell is a partnership of business, non-profit and government agencies that support local employers to develop and implement worksite wellness programs. For insight on why worksite wellness is good for business, download the iWORKwell brochure.
Workforce Wellness Symposiums
On Wednesday, March 27, 2013, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital hosted the most recent iWORKwell Symposium.
Keynote Speaker Jen Freitas, HR Manager from Clif Bar, gave an overview of their comprehensive wellness program. See a transcript here. The North Bay Business Journal moderated a panel discussion featuring three award-winning local businesses whose representatives shared their successess. See a transcript here. View a summary of the event here.
iWORKwell coordinates workforce wellness symposiums for businesses of all sizes to generate ideas and inspiration to create or improve employee wellness programs. Learn about the resources available in Sonoma County including health risk assessments, onsite health screenings, health education services, financial analysis tools, strategic planning for wellness, and more!
Worksite Wellness Toolkit
If you would like to create a workplace that encourages a healthy lifestyle and helps employees acquire and maintain healthy habits, click here for the Worksite Wellness Toolkit. Developed by the Northern California Center for Well-Being, the Worksite Wellness Toolkit will help you:
- Identify the strengths and weaknesses of your wellness policies.
- Develop an action plan to implement or improve a worksite wellness program.
- Set up programs and policies that give you a return on your investment.
iWORKwell Healthy Business Recognition Program
We recognize employers who have achieved excellence in workforce wellness. Any employer, large or small, in Sonoma County is eligible to apply for this recognition. Visit the iWORKwell Healthy Business Recognition Program website for more information.
Look at which Sonoma County employers have been recognized as an iWORKwell Healthy Business.
For more information about the iWORKwell, please contact:
Sonoma County Economic Development Board
email@example.com or (707) 565-6402