Well at Work

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Work with the Dakota County Public Health Department and the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) to address the fundamentals of worksite wellness to support employees’ mental and physical health. We are accepting applications for up to 10 worksites to join us in an 18-month worksite wellness initiative. Sites must be located in Dakota County and have approximately 25 to 500 employees.

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Wellness Incentives Work!

Since 2011, 80 employers at over 106 worksite locations have strengthened their wellness programs through Dakota County’s SHIP Worksite Wellness.

Participating Worksites Receive...
  • Assessment tools, support in
    establishing a wellness committee,
    customized goals, metrics and
    personalized technical assistance
    from a wellness consultant
  • Networking opportunities and
    guest presentations
  • Information and support related
    to Health Equity
  • A $1,500 stipend for participating
    and meeting deliverables
  • One conference registration to the
    Midwest Health Promotion Conference
Topics Addressed...

Lactation Support: Focus on Lactation
support in the workplace by implementing
new policies, systems, and environments
to improve the wellbeing of lactating
individuals at your organization. Within these
efforts other well-being topics to address
include mental well-being, healthy eating,
physical activity, and tobacco cessation.

Thank you so much for your wonderful presentation and resources that you shared during our wellness meeting. We received lots of positive feedback. Excellent job!

- SHIP client Broker

Ready to Start?

Complete the online application, or search “Worksite Wellness” on the Dakota County website.

Applications will be accepted until all spots are filled and is determined by first come, first served basis.

We will be accepting applications until our first collaborative meeting on Wednesday, April 12, or until all the spots are filled.

What past participants have said:

"Thank you for sponsoring the opportunity. This kick started a wellness effort that we wouldn’t have done without the program and funding."

"This partnership was well worth our time and we gained so much valuable information."

"Great networking, great ideas, and grateful for all the resources this initiative provides.”

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