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Federal Agencies

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services

Bureau of Labor Statistics

National Institutes of Health

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

State Agency Worksite Health Program Information and Tools

Alabama Department of Public Health

Worksite Wellness Division

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

Work Well Alaska

Alaska’s Worksite Health and Productivity Promotion project works with small businesses (most having fewer than 200 employees) interested in being a healthy worksite.

Arizona Department of Health Services

Healthy Arizona Worksites

The website provides information and tools to help businesses in Arizona build healthier worksites and have healthier employees.

Arkansas Department of Health

Worksite Wellness

The website contains guidance, tools, and resources for developing worksite programs.

California Department of Public Health

Worksite Program: California Fit Business Kit

The Network for a Healthy California — Worksite Program is an initiative led by the California Department of Health Services and administered by the Public Health Institute. The Worksite Program works with employers throughout California to:  1) Improve access to healthy foods and physical activity at workplaces; 2) Foster supportive work environments that encourage healthy lifestyle choices; and 3) Establish public policies that bolster health promotion efforts at worksites.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Worksite Resource Kit

The resource kit was designed by the Colorado Physical Activity and Nutrition Program Worksite Task Force focused on improving physical activity and nutrition at the worksite. The Worksite Resource Kit was designed for all worksites, large or small, to gain resources and program ideas to build or enhance worksite health promotion programs.

Georgia Division of Public Health

Work Healthy Georgia

The Georgia Worksite Health Initiative seeks to reduce the burden of diseases by helping Georgia businesses create healthy worksite environments for employees. The Initiative demonstrates leadership in the area of worksite health promotion and drives a statewide effort by providing: 1) Resources and technical assistance; 2) Data collection and reporting; 3) Establishing model worksites; and 4) Partnering at the State-level to support worksite efforts.

Hawaii State Department of Health

Worksite Programs

The worksite program is part of the Hawaii Department of Health’s Start Living Healthy statewide health promotion campaign. funded through Tobacco Settlement funds. This multimedia educational campaign, with partnerships in both the private and public sectors, is designed to provide the people of Hawaii with easy to understand information on healthy living.

Indiana Governor’s Council for Physical Fitness and Sports

Indiana Healthy Worksites Toolkit for Small Business

Maine Department of Health and Human Services

Healthy Maine Partnerships: The Good Work Resources Kit

The Good Work Resources Kit was developed to help worksites interested in developing low-cost ways to support employee health by modeling successful techniques used by Maine businesses.

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Program (MOSH)

Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services

Healthy Workplaces: A Resource Guide for Worksite Wellness [PDF-23M]

Mass in Motion: Better Health, It’s Your Move

Michigan Department of Community Health

Designing Healthy Environments at Work

The Designing Healthy Environments at Work is an online assessment to help worksites determine ways to create a healthier worksite environment through improved physical activity, nutrition, and tobacco cessation.

Michigan Healthy Workplaces Are Good for Business

Minnesota Department of Health

Minnesota Worksite Wellness Kit [PDF – 1.2MB]

The Initiative’s purpose is to build employer support and capacity to implement successful worksite health promotion programs. The Initiative has developed a Workplace Toolkit to assist employers on designing, implementing, and evaluating their worksite wellness programs.

Mississippi State Department of Health

Workplace Wellness

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Employer toolkit for smokefree workplaces and tobacco cessation [PDF – 2.4MB]

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services

Montana Worksite Health Promotion Coalition

This website is a resource for Montana employers looking to promote health and wellness at the worksite.

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Nebraska Worksite Wellness Toolkit

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New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

Healthy Worksites

The website includes a Worksite Wellness Toolkit with fact sheets, guidelines for change, and information discussing healthy work environment and promoting healthier lifestyles.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health

WorkWell NC Toolkit

The WorkWell NC Toolkit provides guidelines and ready-to-use materials to organize and implement worksite wellness programs. The Toolkit addresses the following health topics: healthy eating, physical activity, tobacco cessation and stress management.

Ohio Department of Health

Healthy Ohio Business Council

The Healthy Ohio Business Council consists of Ohio companies organized into seven statewide regional councils that share best practices for a healthy workforce and a healthy economy. Members are committed to incorporating comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs into their worksites.

Oregon Department of Human Services

Healthy Worksites

This Healthy Worksites website provides employers with the tools to improve the health of employees and create healthy work environments. Replacing “toolkits” with “website” because there’s no toolkit at this location.

Pennsylvania Department of Health

Tobacco Cessation and Control

Rhode Island Department of Health

Worksite Wellness

The website describes strategies and resources for starting worksite wellness programs.

South Dakota Department of Health

Good & Healthy South Dakota Workplaces

The website contains health tips and workplace strategies, and links to statewide health promotion events.

Texas Department of State Health Services

Work Well Texas

This toolkit, developed in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, guides Texas employers through the essential steps to develop and improve employee wellness programs.

Vermont Department of Health

Worksite Wellness

The website contains the Vermont Worksite Wellness Resource (step-by-step guide), fact sheets, links to additional information and services, and other resources.

Washington State Department of Health

Worksite Wellness

The Department of Health works with employers to change organizational and corporate cultures to promote physical activity and healthier food choices in worksites.

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

The West Virginia Bureau of Public Health Division of Tobacco Prevention funds the non profit Wellness Council of West Virginia’s (WCWV) Worksite Wellness Tobacco Policy Project. The project is designed to provide support for state businesses in the areas of tobacco policy and cessation resources.

Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Worksite Wellness Resources Kit

The website contains a Worksite Wellness Resource Kit to assist worksites with implementing effective strategies for worksite health promotion and walks employers through the process of developing a worksite wellness program. The website also contains additional resources such as training opportunities and case studies.



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National Organizations

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses

American Cancer Society

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

American Diabetes Association

American Heart Association

International Association for Worksite Health Promotion (IAWHP)

National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions

National Association of Chronic Disease Directors

National Business Group on Health

National Committee for Quality Assurance

National Safety Council

Partnership for Prevention

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Wellness Councils of America

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