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Wellness Council of Iowa “Wellness Q&A” Papers

Wellness Q&A: Financial Wellness – In this interview with Johnson Machine Works CEO Jeff Johnson, you’ll get a close look into this family-owned business’ philosophy of providing financial literacy programming for it’s workforce. >>Download Here.

Wellness Council of Iowa “What Works Series”

What Works: Preventative Care – Learn how Key Cooperative (Roland, Iowa) designed and implemented an easy-to-use/easy-to-consume preventative care campaign at their worksite. >>Download Here.

Wellness Council of Iowa Free Incentive Program

“Sit for 60, Move for 3″ – Download this simple flier/poster for a activity program to keep people moving.

Wellness Council of America

WELCOA – Plugging Into the Power of Medical Self-Care — An article by Dr. David Hunnicutt addresses four reasons why medical self-care should be a vital part of your wellness program. Each year, a significant percentage of employees and their families will experience health issues – even with the most rigorous workplace wellness programs in place. If the management of these illnesses is left unaddressed, the result can be very costly in terms of unnecessary health care utilization and lost productivity. Find out how medical self-care initiatives can protect the health of your employees and generate significant ROI for your organization’s wellness programs.

WELCOA EXPERT INTERVIEW – Move It Or Lose It! – An interview with physical therapist and ergonomics expert Erik Nieuwenhuis (St. Luke’s Health System, Sioux City) shares some awesome tips for helping practitioners address musculoskeletal health at the workplace.

WELCOA InfoPoint — InfoPoint is where WELCOA Members and Absolute Advantage Subscribers can access their exclusive member benefits.

WELCOA Helpful Sites — Health is one of the most popular searched items on the Internet today. But instead of wading through the mire of sites on the web, try checking out these additional resources on the World Wide Web as suggested by the Wellness Council of America.

WELCOA Jobs in Wellness — Health Promotion is an increasingly popular career field. Check out this section for health promotion job opportunities nationwide.

WELCOA Store — An online resource for published materials and other useful items including brochures, pamphlets, magazines and more explaining the needs and benefits of creating a Well Workplace.

WELCOA Free Resources — Each year, WELCOA is proud to make available a variety of free resources and useful information. In fact, over the course of the last five years, WELCOA has distributed more than 2.5 million articles, case studies, incentive campaigns, expert interviews, and white papers at no charge. In this section, you’ll find a wide variety of useful information that can assist you in your quest to build a results-oriented wellness program.

Iowa Department of Public Health/Iowans Fit for Life

Healthy Iowa Worksites Toolkit

Healthier Workforce Center for Excellence

Healthier Workforce Center for Excellence Iowa Worklife Forum – October – featuring WCI members Tim O’Neil/Meredith Corporation and Polly Heinen/Principal

Real Iowans Speak Out on Health – report completed by Healthier Workforce Center for Excellence November 2010

Healthy Meetings Food Guide

North Carolina Guidelines for Healthy Foods and Beverages at Meetings, Gatherings and Events

CDC  Healthy Worksite Foods Guide

Kaiser Permanente Healthy Foods Info

Case Studies

Des Moines University – Platinum Well Workplace – “Living a Mission”

Healthy Iowa Webinar Series

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