Workplace Wellness Stories

Workplace Wellness Stories

smoke-free sign photoMora employer becomes local champion of smoke-free worksites

Lakes and Pines Community Action Council, a nonprofit organization in Mora that employs 115 people, adopted a new smoke-free workplace and environmental policy in 2015 that bans smoking on its grounds. The policy change started with support from the Statewide Health Improvement Program and Partners in Healthy Living. Learn more.

group of Kootasca employeesWorkplace wellness collaborative provides employer solutions

Employers are asking themselves how they can support their workers’ health and well-being. At Kootasca Community Action, participating in a Statewide Health Improvement Program’s workplace wellness collaborative provided some answers. Learn more.

group of handsEmergency responders know that workplace wellness changes lives

With help from a Statewide Health Improvement Program workplace wellness collaborative in Itasca County, Meds-1, an emergency response organization in Grand Rapids, started efforts that helped employees be healthier and become community role models. Learn more.

mother bonding with childWillmar employer recognized for its support of breastfeeding mothers

More employers across Minnesota are recognizing the business benefits of supporting breastfeeding mothers who are returning to work. Bethesda Health and Housing was honored for its support of breastfeeding mothers and their babies with the Kandiyohi County Breastfeeding Friendly Business Award. Learn more.

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Updated Tuesday, July 05, 2016 at 12:17PM