WorkWell Missouri. Improving productivity Managing your bottom line. Presented by: Margie Meyer Manager, WorkWell Missouri [email protected] 573.884.8711. Picture here. MU Extension MU Extension educates people to make their lives better 114 counties + St. Louis
Managing your bottom line
Presented by: Margie Meyer
Manager, WorkWell Missouri
MU Extension educates people to make their lives better
114 counties + St. Louis
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Nutrition and Health Community Development
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Healthy Lifestyle Initiative
Create communities that support the availability of healthy, affordable, locally-produced food and safe, accessible physical activity
Healthy Lifestyle Initiative Focus
Work with communities to create an environment that
“makes the healthy choice the easy choice”
Why a community driven approach?
Why target environment and policy changes?
What is Worksite Wellness?
Worksite wellness refers to the education, activities, environmental and policy changes that a worksite may do to promote healthy lifestyles to employees and their families.
Work Site Vision
Create a roadmap to encourage a healthier workforce that is productive and competitive
WorkWell Missouri Toolkit
Step 1: Why have a worksite wellness program?
Step 2: How to get started
Step 3: Assessing your worksite
Step 4: Programming for your worksite
Step 5: Making decisions – where to focus your efforts
Step 6: Evaluating your program: Is it doing any good?
Resources – Design your workforce program
Cape Girardeau WorkWell Model
“WorkWell initiative is a step by step training aimed at providing an individualized approach to not only understanding what a wellness program is, but just how a few people at your place of business can start the process”. Tim Arbeiter, Cape Chamber
Tobacco usageHealthy weight
Blood pressureCholesterol levels
What can you do as a Chamber?
Meditate at lunch
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