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  workforce health promotion resource  

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People responsible for developing workforce health promotion (WHP) programs can use the following resources to aid in planning programs on a variety of topics. 

The internet contains an almost unlimited amount of health information.  This page is intended to be a place to start rather than an exhaustive list.  Links are provided solely as a service and are not intended as an endorsement of any organization or website.

resources are categorized in the following sections:

- program planning resources
- physical activity resources
- Healthy Eating Resources
- other healthy lifestyle resources


Male with binoculars Program Planning Resources
  Thurston County Employer Resource Guide (PDF)
  • The Thurston County WorkWell Program’s Resource guide that lists ideas and resources for employers particularly focused on healthy eating and physical activity at work.
  The Strategic Alliance ENACT page
  CDC LEANworks 
  • "CDC's LEAN Works! Leading Employees to Activity and Nutrition" is a FREE web-based resource that offers interactive tools and evidence-based resources to design effective worksite obesity prevention and control programs.
  • http://cdc.gov/leanworks/

  CDC Healthier Worksite Initiative 
  • A website that was designed as a resource for WHP program planners in state and federal government. Planners at non-government workplaces may also find this Web site useful in generating ideas for WHP in your organization. This contains lots of information, resources, and step-by-step toolkits to help you improve the health of your employees.
  • http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/hwi/

  Partnership for Prevention
  • Forum and publications to help employers create a healthy workforce, including many downloadable guides of additional resources, are available here. 
  • http://www.prevent.org

  Wellness Councils of America: Free Reports


male using the stairs Physical Activity Resources
Information About Bicycling to Work:
For Walking at Work:
  • Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
  • Women walking

    http://www.pedbikeinfo.org/ - Click on walkinginfo.org, and then enter “walking to work” in the search tool.

  • American Heart Association
    Start! in the Workplace offers free resources for employers about both physical activity at work (walking programs) and healthy eating



Male Eating Healthy Healthy Eating Resources
American Dietetic Association
  • Get resources to help improve eating habits and achieve a healthy lifestyle.
  • http://eatright.org

My Plate
  • Personalized eating plans and interactive tools to help you plan and assess your food choices based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
  • http://www.choosemyplate.gov

Fruit and Veggies Matter (CDC Site)
    • Kateri Wimsett

This page last updated: 01/24/14