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Healthy Workplaces

Join our Activated Business Challenge today! On this page, you will find the online application as well as other information about the challenge. Sign up below!

Congratulations to our Activated Business Challenge Award Winners!

activated-school-challenge-logo-04Gold Level Awards

Webb Insurance (Medium Category)
Allen County Public Health (Medium Category)
St. Rita’s Health Partners (Corporate Category)

activated-school-challenge-logo-02Silver Level Awards

Allen County RTA (Medium Category)
Anytime Fitness Lima (Small Category)
NOW Marketing (Small Category)
Procter and Gamble Lima (Large Category)
PotashCorp (Medium-Large Category)

activated-school-challenge-logo-03Bronze Level Awards

CG Pro Bikes (Small Category)
iHeartMedia (Small Category)
Lima Allen County Chamber of Commerce (Small Category)
Lyn’s Academy of Dance (Small Category)
Wessler Engineering (Medium Category)

Join the Activated Business Challenge!

Businesses of all sizes are encouraged to apply to become an Activated Business. The program has three levels of certification: Bronze, Silver, and Gold. Thank you to all who participated in the 2016 Activated Business Challenge. Applications to be recognized as a 2017 Activated Business are now being accepted.

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Click here to download and print off a copy of the application if you would prefer to mail it in.

Before you get started…

Overview of potential benefits of workplace health programs to employers and employees

For Employers:

  • Lower health care and disability costs
  • Enhanced employee productivity
  • Reduced employee absenteeism
  • Decreased rates of illness and injuries
  • Enhanced corporate image
  • Improved employee morale
  • Improved employee recruitment and retention
  • Increased organizational commitment and creation of a culture of health

For Employees:

  • Increased well-being, self-image, and self-esteem
  • Improved coping skills with stress or other factors affecting health
  • Improved health status
  • Lower costs for acute health issues
  • Lower out of pocket costs for health care services (e.g., reduced premiums; deductibles; co-payments)
  • Increased access to health promotion resources and social support
  • Improved job satisfaction
  • Safer and more supportive work environment

Adapted from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s
Workplace Health Promotion Program (October 2013)

Use the links below to learn more about how you can create a healthy workplace environment for your employees.