Central Wisconsin Worksite Wellness Network (CWWWN)
Due to the active participation and high interest in the topic areas presented at its Worksite Wellness Summits and Workshop Series, Portage County Can has helped to facilitate the formation of the Central Wisconsin Worksite Wellness Network (CWWWN).
Designed to connect area businesses and organizations interested in enhancing their worksite wellness programs, CWWWN offers a forum for swapping resources, sharing ideas, and asking for support related to worksite wellness. Quarterly meetings take place 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. and include continental breakfast. Watch this site for online registration details. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, to inquire about your company serving as a quarterly meeting host, or to be added to the e-mail list.
Upcoming 2014 CWWWN Meeting Dates:
June 10, 2014: Focus on Physical Activity
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
NEW LOCATION! Portage County Annex, Conference Rooms 1 & 2, 1462 Strongs Ave., Stevens Point
September 9, 2014 and December 9, 2014
Resources for Worksite Wellness Initiatives
Trends In Worksite Wellness
A CWWWN Resource Directory Supplement, Summer 2013
The Trends CWWWN Directory Supplement provides up-to-date resources to Central Wisconsin worksite wellness practitioners.
Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Toolkit
Lactation Support Toolkit
Learn about the components of a breastfeeding-friendly worksite with the Lactation Support Toolkit. Supporting resources are available here.
Central Wisconsin Worksite Wellness Network Guide
The Central Wisconsin Worksite Wellness Network Guide includes best-practice strategies for worksite wellness programs, lists regional contacts actively involved in wellness initiatives, and offers helpful tools to enhance programs. Get connected and give your worksite wellness program a boost by downloading the Central Wisconsin Worksite Wellness Network Guide!
National Wellness Institute
Did you know the National Wellness Institute (NWI), a non-profit offering wellness and health promotion resources for wellness professionals since 1977, is headquartered in Stevens Point? That means additional wellness resources are available right in your own backyard! Learn more about membership options here or visit National Wellness Institute’s website.
Portage County 2009 Worksite Wellness Survey
The Portage County Can coalition in partnership with St.Norbert College Survery Center conducted a countywide survey of 127 employers regarding worksite wellness. the telephone survery was conducted in April 2009 in a representative sample (95% confidence level) of county employers with 20 or more employers. Click Here to view the findings from the survey.
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has collected a variety of resources to help your worksite implement an effective, measurable, and recognized worksite wellness program. Review their collection at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services webpage.
Wisconsin Worksite Wellness Resource Kit
The Wisconsin Worksite Wellness Resource Kit is a toolkit designed to assist your worksite with implementing strategies that have been proven to be effective. This toolkit walks you through the process of developing an effective worksite wellness program. Download the Wisconsin Worksite Wellness Resource Toolkit and start using it with your Wellness Committee TODAY!
Worksite Wellness Newsfeed
Changing the Culture of Where We Work
Over the course of the past three years, Portage County Can has awarded 5 mini-grants in a competitive review process to local worksites. The purpose of the mini-grant was to design a project related to policy or environmental change that will positively affect employee wellness through physical activity or nutrition. The worksites that received funding are:
- Mid-State Technical College
- Community Care of Central Wisconsin
- Team Schierl Companies
- Ministry-SAINTS Health Services for Business
- Tomorrow River School District