Promoting Worksite Wellness
Wednesday 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Do you want employees to be more productive, happier and engaged while saving your company money? Addressing the well-being of employees with an employer wellness program has a return on investment of at least $3 for every $1 invested. Worksite wellness is more than just getting folks to eat right and exercise. Come learn the 8 dimensions of overall well-being. Promoting wellness will help your company decrease health care costs, reduce turnover and invest in your company’s biggest asset–your employees!
Karla Voss is a Health Educator III at the MO Department of Health and Senior Services. She works with communities to encourage evidence-based chronic disease prevention strategies relating to policy and environmental changes on healthy eating, active living, and tobacco prevention. Karla assists community agencies to plan, implement and evaluate initiatives within private and public environments. She conducts trainings and provides resources for partners around health promotion subjects, with an emphasis in worksite wellness and lactation support. Karla is a Certified Health Education Specialist, graduating from Truman State University with a Bachelor’s in Health Science.