Well at Work
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.
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
- 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
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.