National Healthy Worksite Program
The National Healthy Worksite Program is designed to assist employers with less than 1,000 employees implement science and practice-based prevention and wellness strategies that will lead to specific, measureable health outcomes to reduce chronic disease rates. For most employers, chronic diseases—such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, obesity, arthritis and diabetes—are among the most prevalent, costly, and preventable of all health problems. The National Healthy Worksite Program seeks to maintain good health through prevention, reduce chronic illness and disability, and improve productivity outcomes that contribute to employers’ competitiveness.
Applications for this grant program were due in February 2012. It is unknown if additional grants will be made in 2013. For more information from the CDC, please click here.