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Central Wisconsin Worksite Wellness Network (CWWWN)

The Worksite Wellness Committee, a workgroup of Portage County CAN, formed the Central Wisconsin Worksite Wellness Network (CWWWN) to connect area businesses and organizations interested in enhancing their worksite wellness programs. The CWWWN offers a forum for swapping resources, sharing ideas, and asking for support related to worksite wellness.

CWWWN welcomes all residents and workers in Central Wisconsin to participate in its quarterly meetings and events. Watch this site for online registration details.

Upcoming CWWWN Meetings:
2016 Meetings; March 8th, June 14th, September 13th, and December 13th

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 Survey Center conducted a countywide survey of 127 employers regarding worksite wellness. the telephone survey was conducted in April 2009 in a representative sample (95% confidence level) of county employees 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 web page.

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!

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 work sites. 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