Wellness Works has officially launched!
In an era where employee wellbeing is paramount, Healthy New Albany, a pioneer in community engagement and wellness is thrilled to announce the launch of its groundbreaking new health initiative focused on wellbeing in the workplace: HNA Wellness Works.
Workplace wellness is critical for businesses today. As the Columbus area continues to see incredible growth, including the recent $1.7 billion investment from Google, the need for new initiatives to prioritize employee wellbeing is growing as well. The CDC estimated in March 2023 that insurance Companies and employers are predicted to save 200 million in healthcare costs by 2030 by incentivizing Worksite Wellness Programs.
According to Zippia,
- 52% of U.S. companies offer wellness programs.
- 72% of employers saw a reduction in healthcare costs after implementing a wellness program.
- The average return on investment (ROI) for employee wellness programs is six-to-one.
- Wellness programs can reduce absenteeism by 14-19%.
- 87% of employees consider health and wellness offerings when choosing an employer.
Under the leadership of Pamela Conn, HNA Wellness Works delivers a curated wellness journey for your employees. The comprehensive worksite wellness program cultivates group and individual potential to improve overall health, efficiency, creativity, and productivity in the workplace.
“As more and more companies come to and grow in Columbus, we know that our expertise in health and wellness can benefit employers and employees alike,” said- Pamela Conn, Wellness Works Coordinator. “We believe that an inspired workforce is the cornerstone of a successful business and a thriving community. Wellness Works enhances individuals’ lives and cultivates a more cohesive and resilient workforce.”
The initiative has already been adopted by marquee companies across Columbus, including Meta, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Bob Evans Farms, Inc., Bath & Body Works, Abercrombie & Fitch, New Albany Plain Local Schools, Buckeye Innovation, and others.
Modern work environments can be demanding, often placing significant stress on employees. HNA Wellness Works cultivates workplace wellbeing through a comprehensive, curated, turn-key experience focused on all aspects of health and well-being, for businesses large and small. Visit healthynewalbany.org/wellness-works to learn more about prioritizing workplace wellbeing.
HEALTHY NEW ALBANY
As a national model for community wellbeing, Healthy New Albany is a non-profit organization based in New Albany Ohio, designed to cultivate and inspire healthy living. Led by Executive Director, Angela Douglas, HNA provides a variety of health-based community programs, services and events, a farmers market, food pantry, community garden, health magazine, and hundreds of programs for people of all ages.
Today, the Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany serves as the epicenter for health promotion efforts in New Albany, thanks to support from a number of entities working together to establish wellness as a pillar of the community. Presently, The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Health and Fitness Center, along with Nationwide Children’s Hospital, collaborate within the Heit Center alongside Healthy New Albany to deliver health programs and services to thousands of Central Ohio residents.