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Cities for Workforce Health Wellness Talk Series Continues on June 16

June 10, 2016
City officials are invited to participate in the second of four wellness talks offered by Cities for Workforce Health, a League Partner-sponsored program designed to provide practical resources for cities on how to enhance their employees’ health and wellbeing.
 
The second Wellness Talk is scheduled for June 16 and will address best practices for using data to plan a program that supports the health and well-being of city employees.

We Have Some Wellness Program Data – Now How Do We Use It?
 
This one-hour interactive online wellness talk will be held on June 16 from 10-11 a.m. Online registration is now open.
 
The discussion will focus on best practices for using data to plan a program that supports the health and well-being of city employees. Wellness Talk attendees are invited to share their experiences, challenges, and successes to address such questions as: 
  • How do we turn data into a strategic program?
  • How can we develop a plan that works?
  • What type of resources can I leverage to support my program? 
2016 Events
 
Cities for Workforce Health programming will continue from June through November. These include:
  • June 16, 10-11 a.m.: Wellness Talk entitled, We Have Some Wellness Program Data — Now How Do We Use It?
  • July 19, 10-11 a.m.: Wellness Talk entitled, Creating Wellness Program Goals and Measurable Objectives
  • Aug. 11, 10-11 a.m.: Webinar entitled, Establishing and Implementing Healthy Workplace Policies
  • September, 14, 9-10 a.m.: Wellness Talk entitled, Making the Most of the City Wellness Committee
  • October, date and time TBD: League Annual Conference Presentation entitled, Sitting is the New Smoking: How to Get Employees Moving
  • Nov. 10, 10-11 a.m.: Webinar entitled, Is Your Program in Compliance? An Update on Current Wellness Program Regulations 
Background
 
In partnership with Kaiser Permanente, the Healthy Eating Active Living Cities Campaign (HEAL), and Keenan & Associates, the League of California Cities’ Partners Program launched Cities for Workforce Health initiative to support League cities in improving employee wellness.
 
The Cities for Workforce Health program provides access to online resources and toolkits as well as a yearlong series of educational webinars and interactive wellness talks with workforce health experts.  Each year the League Partners Program offers five participating cities a $5,000 grant to use towards workforce health program implementation.  Along with this grant comes a year of consultation from employee wellness experts that will help cities further develop their employee wellness initiatives.


 
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