Developing Worksite Wellness

Employers or employees looking to make positive changes in the work environment can find helpful resources:

University of Florida IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program Worksite Wellness Toolkit: If your worksite is eligible, FNP can provide free nutrition and physical activity education to help you create a supportive environment for employees. Information: Angelika Schlanger 954-357-5270 or aschlanger@ufl.edu

American Heart Association Healthy Workplace Food and Beverage Toolkit: Helps create healthier vending machines, meetings and catered events. Contains specific guidance and nutrition standards for beverages, snacks and meals. Gives info about healthier eating, cooking and worksite culture of management, special events and meetings.

CDC Workplace Health Resource Center: One-stop shop of resources for employers, with credible tools and step-by-step resources to tailor a health promotion program for your workplace.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Winning with Wellness: Report outlining specific strategies that large and small businesses can use to create effective wellness programs.

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Worksite Wellness in State Public Health Agencies: Collection offering case studies of successful worksite wellness programs in state agencies. Also, find an overview of programs, evidence of the strong return on investment and a guide to promote employee breastfeeding.