Promoting Healthy Worksites:     The California WayPresented By:Chris Tompkins, MS, MBA – Marketing SpecialistJacqueline C...
Goal of Network for a Healthy California-Worksite Program  To reduce the risk of chronic diseases  such as cancer, heart d...
What makes California              unique?California is diverse, racially and ethnically                                  ...
Cost to California           •   61% increase in obesity from               2001 – 2009           •   Overweight and obesi...
Belief of healthy lifestylesIn a survey polling 1248 Americans ages25-44, 8 of 10 Americans believe they livehealthy lifes...
Why Implement Worksite        Programs?• 3/5 working-age Californians are  currently employed  – Worksites are a viable pl...
Worksite Program Funding and      Target Population  Network for a Healthy California – Worksite Program   is funded from...
Worksite Program target                  industries• Agricultural Industry   – Packing Plants   – Farming   – Equipment Ma...
Regional Map
California Fit Business Kit• Based on sound research•10 Free Tools•http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/CPNS/Pages/WorksiteProg...
Why the California Fit          Business Kit? Comprehensive program that offers nutrition and physical  activity educatio...
Sell-in Brochure• Informational brochure   –   Benefits of worksite wellness programs   –   Aspects of the California Fit ...
Check for Health– Evaluating the culture of health in  your organization    • Workforce characteristics    • Insurance    ...
Wellness Committee• Primary infrastructure sustaining long-  term health promotion in worksites   – Establishing a worksit...
Healthy Meeting• Ideas for healthy food options at  meetings   – Snacks during meetings       • Fresh fruits and vegetable...
Healthy Vending• Food Standards  – Mandatory Nutrition Standards  – Recommended Nutrition Standards  – Mandatory Pricing/P...
Healthy Dining• Healthy dining entrée  guidelines   –   Calories   –   Fat   –   Cholesterol   –   Sodium• Healthy dining ...
Take Action!www.takeactionca.com   • 10 week, web-based     program      – Employees set their own goals        for fruit ...
Produce Deliveries or Fruit Club• Encourages employers  to increase employee  access to healthy food  options at work  – S...
Physical Activity Club     • Suggestions for offering       physical activity to       accommodate the needs       of all ...
Healthy Stairwells    • Suggests how to      introduce physical activity      by including stairwell use      at the works...
Farmers’ Market• Guide to set up  and maintain a  farmers’ market at  or near your  worksite
Worksite WellnessResource Directory       • Lists all the regional         worksite wellness         resources that can be...
Network for a Healthy California          Cookbooks
Healthy Eating Posters
Physical Activity Posters
Future Ideas to Evolve the        Worksite Program• Developing new/current partnerships• Training regional staff for indus...
Resources• California Fit Business Kit:  http://www.takeactionca.com/california-fit-business-kit-  tools.asp• Take Action!...
For More Information Contact:            Chris Tompkins, Marketing Specialist     Network for a Healthy California – Works...
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Promoting Healthy Worksites - The California Way - State of Wellness

  1. 1. Promoting Healthy Worksites: The California WayPresented By:Chris Tompkins, MS, MBA – Marketing SpecialistJacqueline Cheung, MBA – Program ManagerNetwork for a Healthy California-Worksite Program
  2. 2. Goal of Network for a Healthy California-Worksite Program To reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity by empowering low-income workers to eat the daily recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables and engage in physical activity every day.
  3. 3. What makes California unique?California is diverse, racially and ethnically California NationalHispanic 37.0% 15.8%Asian American and 13.1% 4.8%Pacific IslandersAfrican Americans 6.6% 12.9%Non-Hispanic Whites 41.7% 65.1% 2009 U.S. Census Bureau
  4. 4. Cost to California • 61% increase in obesity from 2001 – 2009 • Overweight and obesity – 41.2 billion – 21.0 billion • Physical inactivity – 20.2 billion – half comes from lost productivity • 5% reduction of overweight, obesity, and physical inactivity – 2.4 billion per year • 2009 California Dietary Practices Survey
  5. 5. Belief of healthy lifestylesIn a survey polling 1248 Americans ages25-44, 8 of 10 Americans believe they livehealthy lifestyles.In the same group 3 of 10 Americans, areactually living healthy lifestyles by eating thedaily recommended amounts of fruits andvegetables and being physically active everyday.American Stroke Association
  6. 6. Why Implement Worksite Programs?• 3/5 working-age Californians are currently employed – Worksites are a viable place to promote fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity
  7. 7. Worksite Program Funding and Target Population  Network for a Healthy California – Worksite Program is funded from USDA SNAP, known in California as CalFresh (formerly Food Stamps)  CalFresh provides assistance to low-income households and can help buy nutritious foods for better health  CalFresh information, call 1-877-847-3663  Important nutrition information, visit www.cachampionsforchange.net
  8. 8. Worksite Program target industries• Agricultural Industry – Packing Plants – Farming – Equipment Manufacturers• Retail Industry – Ex. Cardenas Market, Northgate Market• Hotel Industry – Ex. Hilton, Pinnacle, Doubletree• Non Profit/For Profit Companies – Ex. Goodwill Industries, Corcoran YMCA
  9. 9. Regional Map
  10. 10. California Fit Business Kit• Based on sound research•10 Free Tools•http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/CPNS/Pages/WorksiteProgram.aspx
  11. 11. Why the California Fit Business Kit? Comprehensive program that offers nutrition and physical activity education 10 tools to help employers and their employees create sustainable environmental changes Improve employee health, productivity, and morale while reducing absenteeism
  12. 12. Sell-in Brochure• Informational brochure – Benefits of worksite wellness programs – Aspects of the California Fit Business Kit – Success stories – Common questions and answers – How to get started
  13. 13. Check for Health– Evaluating the culture of health in your organization • Workforce characteristics • Insurance • Health promotion programs and services • Food environment • Physical activity • Policies and incentives • Administrative support • Health forms and values • Individual characteristics
  14. 14. Wellness Committee• Primary infrastructure sustaining long- term health promotion in worksites – Establishing a worksite wellness committee – Getting started: Identify and recruit members – First Meeting: Bring the committee together – Second Meeting: Review survey results – Third Meeting: Action plan & find funding – Fourth Meeting: Check your progress – Fifth Meeting: Check your progress – Sixth Meeting: Year end evaluation
  15. 15. Healthy Meeting• Ideas for healthy food options at meetings – Snacks during meetings • Fresh fruits and vegetables • 100% fruit and vegetable juices • Water and tea • Vegetable spreads – Hummus and pesto • Whole grain products – Breads, bagels, rolls, muffins, brown rice, whole grain cereals – Meals during meetings • Fresh variety of colorful vegetables and fruits • Sandwiches – Sliced low fat cheeses, Lean meats, Low fat spreads • Side dishes – Tasty beans, Peas, Lentils
  16. 16. Healthy Vending• Food Standards – Mandatory Nutrition Standards – Recommended Nutrition Standards – Mandatory Pricing/Placement Standards• Beverage Standards – Mandatory Nutrition Standards – Mandatory Pricing/Placement Standards
  17. 17. Healthy Dining• Healthy dining entrée guidelines – Calories – Fat – Cholesterol – Sodium• Healthy dining guidelines for – Side dishes – Appetizers – Desserts
  18. 18. Take Action!www.takeactionca.com • 10 week, web-based program – Employees set their own goals for fruit and vegetable consumption or physical activity • Planning phase • Promotion phase • Activity phase • Evaluation phase
  19. 19. Produce Deliveries or Fruit Club• Encourages employers to increase employee access to healthy food options at work – Step by step instructions on how to order fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers
  20. 20. Physical Activity Club • Suggestions for offering physical activity to accommodate the needs of all your employees – Step by step instructions for starting, maintaining and evaluating physical activity clubs
  21. 21. Healthy Stairwells • Suggests how to introduce physical activity by including stairwell use at the worksite – Stairwell basics – Creating attractive and inviting stairwells – Encouraging stairwell use – Safety – Additional resources
  22. 22. Farmers’ Market• Guide to set up and maintain a farmers’ market at or near your worksite
  23. 23. Worksite WellnessResource Directory • Lists all the regional worksite wellness resources that can be used to develop a worksite wellness program within the specific region
  24. 24. Network for a Healthy California Cookbooks
  25. 25. Healthy Eating Posters
  26. 26. Physical Activity Posters
  27. 27. Future Ideas to Evolve the Worksite Program• Developing new/current partnerships• Training regional staff for industry specific sell-ins• Restructuring/Changing the California Fit Business Kit Tools – Expanding the PA component • Tool and Packet – Working w/ other campaigns & programs, revising current tools, developing new tools
  28. 28. Resources• California Fit Business Kit: http://www.takeactionca.com/california-fit-business-kit- tools.asp• Take Action! : http://www.takeactionca.com/• Worksite Program: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/CPNS/Pages/Worksite Program.aspx• Champions for Change website: http://www.cachampionsforchange.net/en/index.php
  29. 29. For More Information Contact: Chris Tompkins, Marketing Specialist Network for a Healthy California – Worksite Program Christopher.Tompkins@cdph.ca.gov (916) 449-5438 Or Jacqueline Cheung, Program Manager Network for a Healthy California – Worksite Program Jacqueline.Cheung@cdph.ca.gov (916) 319-9289www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/CPNS/Pages/WorksiteProgram.aspx

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