Category Archives: Worksite Wellness

Vermont Employers Honored for Wellness Programs

On March 27, business leaders at 91 Vermont worksites received awards for their onsite efforts to promote physical fitness and a healthy work-life balance. Governor Peter Shumlin, state health commissioner Harry Chen, and Janet Franz, chair of the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, presented the awards. More than 300 people attended the […]

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Linking Employee Fitness to Better Business

STATEWIDE, Vt. — Employers throughout Vermont are invited to attend the Vermont Worksite Wellness Conference on March 27, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center in Burlington. Vermont business leaders, human resources professionals, and wellness specialists will share ideas for promoting health and fitness on and off the job. Governor […]

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Prescription Pads Advise Patients To Exercise

VERMONT PHYSICIANS STATEWIDE SHARE A SINGLE PHRASE TO INCREASE VERMONTERS’ WELLNESS Exercise Is Medicine New Prescription Pads Recommend Physical Activity as Part of Overall Health Message Exercise_Is_Medicine_RX_Pad MONTPELIER, Vt. – As flu clinics canvas the state with preventative shots this season, The Vermont Governor’s Council has a new program intended to boost wellness for Vermonters […]

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Take the Vermont Bike Challenge to Move More!

MAY 1 TO AUGUST 31, 2012   Challenge yourself, challenge your friends, challenge your co-workers or employees.  Get on your bike and win great prizes! Registering for the Vermont Bike Challenge is FREE and doesn’t commit you to anything.  All it means is that, when your employees sign up for the Challenge and start earning […]

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2012 Worksite Wellness Award Winners

Congratulations to the 79 employers that received awards! All worksite wellness efforts deserve praise. Governor Shumlin and Health Commissioner Chen  signed certificates recognizing the programs of all 79 applicants. Each year, as the number of applicants grows and the competition becomes fiercer, we tweak the application and review process to make it more effective. We […]

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