A Culture of Health. City of Kansas City, MO. Background A Culture of Health Personal Outcomes Wellness Programs Rewards Resources. AGENDA. Background. In January 2002, the City Council adopted Resolution NO. 02003, a Health and Productivity Management Initiative.
City of Kansas City, MO
The City’s Wellness Team
Goals of the wellness program:
In 2009, the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) honored the City’s Fountain of Health Wellness Program with a prestigious gold level award. WELCOA recognized the City as one of America’s healthiest organizations for its commitment and dedication to improving the health of City employees.
“I never thought I would be one of those people who loved to work out. Will wonders never cease? Kathy Barry told me that I would learn to love it, she was right!”
“Thank you, City of Kansas City for implementing such a wonderful wellness program and Fitness Source. I’m on a mission and success is my goal!”
“Thanks for all you do to help keep us fit and healthy. I truly love the information and the variety of programs. Because of the information provided I am more cautious of what I am eating and feeding to my family.”
“The wellness program is one of my favorite benefits of working for the City! Thanks for all the encouragement, motivation and teachings!”
“I am pleased to report that I have lost 11 pounds since the weigh in earlier this year. Please keep the great challenges coming.”