Bookmark This! Resources for Your Employee Wellness Program

What are employee wellness programs? Employee wellness programs are initiatives companies use to try to improve the health of their workers. These programs differ widely across companies, but they all aim to reduce health-related absenteeism (e.g. sick days) and increase employee productivity. Creating an on-site wellness program is important because the majority of an employee’s time is spent at the workplace. Many chronic diseases are preventable. According to the CDC, chronic diseases account for 75 percent of total healthcare costs. They are also the most preventable type of disease.

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