Left to right: Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, Nathan Durrett, Workplace Health & Wellness Specialist for Christian Care Communities and Dr. Jim Frazier, Vice President of Medical Affairs for Norton Healthcare.
On May 17th, 2018 Well-at-Work, Christian Care Communities workplace wellness program received it’s 6th Worksite Wellness Council of Louisville (WWCL) – A Mayors Healthy Hometown Initiative, Award!
The CDC’s HSC is a tool designed to help employers assess whether they have implemented evidence-based health promotion interventions or strategies in their worksites to prevent heart disease, stroke, and related conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity.
The WWCL 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.
More than 60 Kentucky organizations applied for the award receiving bronze, silver, gold or platinum distinction. In all, 35 organizations recognized primarily operate in Louisville, while 14 are located outside of Louisville. Christian Care was one of only 18 to achieve platinum distinction! This award is a true symbol of the hard work each member of our wellness committee’s. The 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).
This award is a true symbol of the hard work each member of our wellness committee’s puts forth each year. We’re truly blessed to have such a robust program focused on enhancing the well-being of our staff.