Good health is good business

WorkWell KS is a statewide worksite initiative that provides leadership and resources for businesses and organizations to support worksite health.


Why Focus on Health Care in the Workplace?

Research shows that most U.S. adults spend the majority of their waking hours at work. With health care costs rising and more and more research citing work-based nutrition and physical activity initiatives as a promising approach to employee heath improvements, employers are increasingly looking at the option of formal worksite programs.

Benefits to Employers:

  • Increased productivity
  • Decreased rates of illness, injuries, absenteeism
  • Improved employee relations and morale
  • Enhanced recruitment and retention of employees

Benefits to Employees:

  • Increased stamina
  • Lower levels of stress
  • Increased well-being and greater self esteem
  • Improved physical fitness
  • Better health
of attendees reported that attending a workwell KS workshop was a valuable use of their time
of attendees were confident that they could apply workshop concepts at their worksite