Project Description

Worksite Wellness

SULLIVAN 180 and partner organizations, Catskill Regional Medical Center, Sullivan Renaissance, Sullivan County Public Health Services, Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County, Eat Smart NY of the Hudson Valley Region, the American Heart Association, HealthlinkNY Community Network, and the Tobacco Free Action Communities launched a county wide Worksite Wellness campaign in April, 2017.

“A healthy workforce is a productive workforce. Sullivan County’s leaders are committed to taking steps to improve the health and well-being of its employees and county residents”

Nancy McGraw, Sullivan County Public Health Director

Worksite Wellness

SULLIVAN 180 and partner organizations, Catskill Regional Medical Center, Sullivan Renaissance, Sullivan County Public Health Services, Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County, Eat Smart NY of the Hudson Valley Region, the American Heart Association, HealthlinkNY Community Network, and the Tobacco Free Action Communities launched a county wide Worksite Wellness campaign in April, 2017.

“A healthy workforce is a productive workforce. Sullivan County’s leaders are committed to taking steps to improve the health and well-being of its employees and county residents”

Nancy McGraw, Sullivan County Public Health Director

Worksite Wellness Awards Ceremony

Over seventy local businesses, schools, houses of worship and nonprofit organizations sent representatives to train as Wellness Coordinators and established Worksite Wellness Committees. These area businesses and organizations adopted a variety of wellness initiatives such as;

  • providing healthy food options in workplace cafeterias
  • encouraging exercise and fitness breaks throughout the day
  • offering training on stress reduction

In December, 2017 several participating organizations were recognized for their Worksite Wellness Programs including; Sullivan County Government, the Town of Bethel, the Town of Mamakating, Ideal Snacks Corp., Jeff Bank, First Presbyterian Church of Liberty, Sullivan Arc, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Gerry Foundation, and Granite Associates; New Hope Community, Fallsburg Central School, Liberty Central School, Monticello Central School,Sullivan BOCES, White Sulphur Springs School, and Sullivan County Head Start.

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P.O. Box 311 Liberty, NY 12754

845.295.2680