2018 Worksite Wellness Award Winners
Congratulations to all of this year's winners! Our awards are based on the nationally recognized CDC Worksite Wellness Scorecard. Points are assigned for proven health promotion strategies in the key areas of organizational supports, tobacco control, nutrition, physical activity, chronic disease management, stress management, occupational health and safety, preventive vaccinations and diseases, and community resources. There are a total of 106 questions weighted for a maximum score of 228 points. This year we had 60 applications and are recognizing 49 awardees. In all, 35 organizations recognized below primarily operate in Louisville, while 14 are located outside of Louisville. This year's awards were presented by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer (on the left) and Dr. Jim Frazier, Vice President of Medical Affairs for Norton Healthcare, presenting sponsor of the event (on the right).
Fleur de Lis Award Winners
Four years ago, the planning committee created this special award the "Fleur de Lis" for companies who excel in their wellness efforts by hitting their wellness targets/goals. We are very excited to continue this award again this year to four outstanding organizations within the size categories of small, medium, large and very large.
These organizations achieved high scores on the Center for Disease Control Health Scorecard but also provided evidence and documentation to support their efforts. Some of the criteria in the process include:
Top Management support: This is critical for success and continued implementation of wellness programs. This includes an established Mission/Vision Statement along with a defined plan for ongoing development and purpose for support.
Program variety: Utilization of various means for extending the wellness programs including lunch and learns, webinars, assessments, incentive/reward programs and classes.
Community engagement: Activities including walk-a-thons, service related projects like the Mayors Give a Day of Service and other team building opportunities.
Targeted improvement increases: Highlighted growth and improvements. For example high increase in participation rates and other success stories.
In our 4 previous years of extending this recognition, our past recipients have been: Baptist Health Floyd (2017), Christian Care Communities (2016), Humana (2016), Insuramax (2014), Kentucky Center for Performing Arts (2016), LG&E and KU Energy (2016), Musselman Hotels (2017), Norton Healthcare (2015), Our Lady pf Bellefonte Hospital (2015), Raytheon (2014, 2015), The Down Chemical Company (2014, 2015), and UPS Airline (2014).
These outstanding organizations continue to inspire other companies toward wellness success.
Congratulations to all of our winners! This year we've developed icons for you to use to promote the awards and your accomplishment. Just right click on the one you need and choose "Save Image As." If you need them in another format just email us and ask.