Whether it’s behind a desk, under the hood of a car or deep in the wheat fields, Americans spend at least 1/2 of their waking hours at their places of work. Health expenditures are estimated to skyrocket to $6.0 trillion by the year 2027. In light of those facts, it’s more important than ever for workplaces to encourage healthy lifestyles for their employees - both on and off the job.
WorkWell Douglas County is a grantee of LiveWell Douglas County, a community health initiative, funded by the Kansas Health Foundation. WorkWell Douglas County with team members from government agencies, private organizations and local businesses. The team is charged with designing and implementing a “results-oriented” community wellness initiative aimed at supporting employer efforts to promote healthier eating and increased physical activity through people, programs, and policies.
Douglas County businesses valuing and supporting a culture of health in the workplace.
WorkWell Douglas County builds connections that promotes a workplace culture of health by sharing results-oriented wellness best practices.