Resources for Worksites

Implementing a Wellness Program

There are many factors to consider when designing a wellness program for a diverse group of employees. Every company is different and every employee is different. Activate Tucson will assist you every step of the way, from surveying your employees to discover their interests and needs to helping you create, implement and sustain a worksite wellness program. This FREE service is available to businesses and organizations of every size. We are here to help you create a healthier workforce and work environment. For more information contact Annemarie Medina at annemariem@tucsonymca.org or (520) 623-5511 x247.

Start! Moving for Employers

Click here to go to Start! for EmployersInvesting in the health of employees is one of the best decisions a company can make. At least 25 percent of the healthcare costs incurred by working adults are attributed to modifiable health risks such as poor diet and lack of exercise. The Start! program and tools will jump-start your workplace’s wellness program and get your employees moving! Click the logo to get started.

Healthy Meetings

Click here to download the Helathy Meetings guideAlmost everyone has to attend meetings. This guide by the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has some great tips on planning your meetings with health in mind.

Click here to take the President's ChallengeTake the President’s Challenge

It’s a fact – people who stay active do better on the job. They’re more alert. They get more done. With the President’s Challenge, you’ll find flexible programs that help build teamwork and employee morale – while encouraging healthy lifestyle habits. Click the Presidential Seal on the right to get started on a program that makes fitness simple and fun.

Fast Food and Your Employees

WELCOA Fast Food GuideFast food is awesome. You pull up in your car, speak into a microphone and in less than 30 seconds you are eating hot, tasty, inexpensive food. But is it possible to eat fast food and still be healthy? It is, and this PDF will show you how to get a guide for your employees that explains how.

Healthy Vending Machine Guidelines

It would be great if everyone could bring healthy meal from home, or had time to take a break and enjoy a nutritious meal at a restaurant. Unfortunately that isn’t always possible. Sometimes the speed and convenience of that vending machine down the hall is too much to resist. Check out this guide on creating a healthy vending machine policy, so the next time you find yourself with only 5 minute to eat you’ll be able to make a choice you won’t regret.