Employee Wellness Programs: Integration of corporation and Community Resources

//Employee Wellness Programs: Integration of corporation and Community Resources

Employee Wellness Programs: Integration of corporation and Community Resources

Businesses do not exist in a vacuum. They are part and parcel of the community
in which they are located. Successful corporate administrators are cognizant
of the need for positive community relations and should do what is necessary
to promote good will. What better way to bridge relationships than by utilizing
existing community Employee Wellness Plan services and initiatives whenever
possible (e.g., voluntary, private and public health agencies) and providing
health related services back to the community. Since the community is also the
home of the staff member, an effective mode of health promotion is through programming
directed at the larger community. Sponsorship of community related health fairs
is one example more are listed below.

  • Encourages staff member/employer involvement in the community
  • Blood drives
  • Sponsorship of fund raising for community schools and social services
  • Community recycling initiatives
  • Youth league sports sponsorship
  • Job training initiatives
  • Public relations and media initiatives advertising a healthy corporation
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  • corporation newsletters and press releases on health issues to local media
  • Environmentally sound use of waste disposal and community resources
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