Workplace Wellness Stories

Workplace Wellness Stories

Mora employer becomes local champion of smoke-free worksites

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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 Partnership and Partners in Healthy Living. Continue reading the success story.

Workplace wellness collaborative provides employer solutions

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Employers are asking themselves how they can support their workers’ health and well-being. At Kootasca Community Action, participating in a Statewide Health Improvement Partnership's workplace wellness collaborative provided some answers. Continue reading the success story.

Emergency responders know that workplace wellness changes lives

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With help from a Statewide Health Improvement Partnership 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. Continue reading the success story.

Willmar employer recognized for its support of breastfeeding mothers

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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. Continue reading the success story.

Updated Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 11:18AM