To be able to understand WorkWell Shawnee County, the background of WorkWell Kansas needs to be explained. WorkWell Kansas is a statewide initiative, funded by the Kansas Health Foundation and coordinated by the Wichita Business Coalition on Health Care, that provides leadership and resources for businesses and organizations to support worksite health. This initiative is an opportunity to engage and connect businesses, leaders, and organizations throughout Kansas around worksite wellness.
The WorkWell Kansas Philosophy
To create sustainable change in the health of a worksite, the culture must be changed, by identifying and implementing practices that are evidence based, feasible, replicable, effective and have significant public health impacts.
The WorkWell Kansas Framework
The framework addresses the strategies business’ can use to address the health issues that most commonly impact a workforce. The issues listed below are those that impact the largest parts of the population and have the highest financial impact on a business.
WorkWell Shawnee County
WorkWell Shawnee County was born in August 2011 and merged with the Capitol City Wellness Coalition in 2013 to make a bigger impact in the Topeka/Shawnee County area.
Improve the health of Shawnee County's workforce by supporting policies, systems and environmental changes that create a healthful workplace.
Representatives from our member organizations meet monthly to share ideas and resources among worksites. Interested in learning more? Please Contact Us!