We strive to connect businesses and organizations to resources that promote health and wellness at work, home, and in the community on the western slope of Colorado.  Each county has a health educator that will provide support and technical assistance for worksite health, safety, and wellness.

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What is worksite wellness? An organized initiative intended to assist employees in making voluntary behavior changes which will. . .

  • Reduce their health and injury risks

  • Increase productivity and job satisfaction

  • Enhance overall physical and mental well-being

  • Improve their health care consumer skills

 

Benefits of a Worksite Wellness Program

  • Reduces health related costs
  • Reduces absenteeism
  • Inceases presenteeism
  • Lowers injuries and illnesses
  • Increases productivity and performance
  • Increases employee retention
  • Increases morale and job satisfaction
  • Improve workplace culture
 

Wellness and Your Bottom line

According to the Councils of America, National Business Group on Health businesses with wellness programs can see returns on investments and a better bottom line.

  • An overall: $2 - $6 savings per $1.00 spent

  • Health insurance costs: $3.48 savings per $1.00 spent

  • Costs associated with absenteeism: $5.82 savings per $1.00 spent


 

Want to learn more about worksite wellness and network with other like minded agencies on the western slope? Join the West Central Wellness Collaboration! 

Learn when and where the next meeting will take place. 

 

 

Health Links

Health Links™ is a program of the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health. Health Links provides services and technical assistance for small business worksite wellness in Colorado. Learn more about to                                                                                                           becoming a Certified Healthy Business! 

Certified Healthy Businesses on the Western Slope

Certified Leaders

Certified Partners

  • Montrose County

Certified

Kick-Start

  • Hinsdale County
  • San Miguel County