Wellness Coordinator Resources

 

Wellness Councils of America (WELCOA)
Learn all you need to know about starting and sustaining a wellness program. The website is a source to find monthly national health observances.
Website: www.welcoa.org
 
Vermont Worksite Wellness Resource 
A comprehensive toolkit for creating healthy work environments.

 Healthfinder.gov

A federal website to search publications, employee tools and hundreds of resource websites.
 
The President’s Challenge
Free online initiatives for physical activity programs.
 
American Heart Association Start! Challenge
Free online activity and nutrition program
 
Culture Change Resources of the Human Resources Institute, LLC
This site explains key concepts and tools that have been useful in bringing about lasting and positive culture change. You can learn about and purchase surveys, trainings, videos, software, books and journal article reprints.
 
WellSteps™
Turn key wellness program focused on employees adopt healthy behaviors. Free online health assessments and recipes.
 
Get Moving Vermont
Get Moving Vermont! is a statewide initiative sponsored by the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sport and the Vermont Department of Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont, and The Vermont Health Plan. The goal of Get Moving Vermont! is to improve the overall health of the community by encouraging people of all ages to get at least 30 minutes of physical activity most days of the week.
 
AARP
Free online walking programs
 
Walk4Life
Walk4Life mission is to inspire America to move. Their firm belief is that “Movement Works!”. Walk4Life, Inc is a leader in the pedometer industry and has many validated independent studies attesting to our pedometer accuracy.
 
Invest EAP 
INVEST EAP provides a comprehensive array of services for employees and their family members. These services include both a full range of traditional EAP services, as well as a wide array of work/life services.
 
Vermont Quit Network
Free tobacco cessation services for all employers and employees.
 
Doing Well through Wellness
2006-07 survey of Wellness Programs at Business Roundtable Member Companies
 
Investing in Maternal and Child Health: An Employer’s Toolkit
National Business Group on Health
 
Lead by Example: Leading Wellness Practices for Employer Health Management
 
Health Enhancement Research Organization
 
American Journal of Health Promotion
 
American Heart Association
 
American Cancer Society
Website: www.cancer.org
 
American Lung Association
Website: www.lungusa.org
 
American Dietetic Association
 
National Wellness Institute
 
American Institute for Preventive Medicine
 
Weight Watchers
 
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Website: www.cdc.gov
 
US Department of Health and Human Services
Website: www.hhs.gov
 
US Department of Labor
Website: www.osha.gov
 
US Department of Agriculture
 
National Institutes of Health
Website: www.nih.gov