Worksite Wellness

Workplace staff

Health and wellness is receiving a lot of attention in today's workplace

Healthy Vermonters 2020A well-constructed and well-run wellness program can reduce costs and improve employee health and morale. Here in Vermont, more and more work sites are instituting these programs.

By providing support and tools such as the Worksite Wellness Resource, we are an active partner in helping Vermont employers make their wellness efforts a success.

Helping everyone's bottom line

Worksite wellness programs benefit the entire organization. In addition to helping improve the health of employees, successful worksites reap the benefits of lower health care costs, greater productivity, less absenteeism, stronger employee morale and retention, and larger hiring pools.

Resources to make it easy

Use the Vermont Worksite Wellness Resource, our fact sheets, and links to more information and services to start or grow your worksite wellness program.

Call us

If you have any questions or would like assistance with your worksite wellness program, call us at 1-800-464-4343 (toll free within Vermont).

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Vermont Worksite Wellness Resource

Vermont Worksite Wellness ResourceCreating a Healthy Workplace
A step-by-step guide to help your program be a success

The Worksite Wellness Resource provides employers with the steps and supporting information to aid in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating a worksite wellness program. The Resource focuses on the major risk factors related to chronic disease: poor nutrition, physical inactivity and tobacco use.

A project of the Worksite Wellness Workgroup.

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Fact Sheets & Tips

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Related Programs & Services

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Work Group Members

A special thank you to the Fit and Healthy Vermonters Worksite Workgroup for their support and input on this project. Workgroup representatives include:

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Worksite Wellness Conference

Vermont Worksite Wellness Conference

Vermont Worksite Wellness Conference
Governor’s Council Awards

March 30, 2016
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center
Burlington, VT

Join colleagues from businesses of all sizes to share and learn about best practices for a healthier workplace. The Conference will include workshops, exhibits, and Keynote Speaker, Dr. David Katz, a nationally-recognized physician in Preventive Medicine. Worksite Wellness Awards will be presented in the morning.

Deadline to register is March 16, 2016.

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Worksite Wellness Awards

Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and SportsEach year, the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports recognizes Vermont employers which promote a work environment that encourages and enables employees to improve their overall health.

Vermont worksites of all sizes are encouraged to apply. Winners will be recognized at the Worksite Wellness Conference to be held March 30, 2016, in Burlington.

Apply for a Worksite Wellness Award PDF document - Deadline: Oct. 31, 2015

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