well at work

Support employees’ mental and physical health.
Healthy employees equal productive employees.

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

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 wellbeing topics to address include mental wellbeing, 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

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.”

for more questions, ask Anna!

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