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Building a Healthy Workforce

 

Weight of the Nation film series

The obese workforce costs American businesses an estimated $73.1 billion per year.

The Weight of the Nation is a four-part documentary series that confronts America’s obesity epidemic by featuring case studies, interviews with our nation’s leading experts and individuals and their families struggling with obesity. Our staff will screen this series for your employees and lead discussions and activities that highlight the impact obesity has at work and at home.

For more information about the film, click here.

Cost: FREE


Cooper-Clayton Method to Stop Smoking

Every smoker who becomes tobacco-free saves $1,825 per year in cigarette costs alone!

More than 60 percent of participants who attend our smoking cessation classes graduate by remaining smoke-free throughout this 12-week program that meets one hour each week. Nearly 45 percent of these participants are still smoke-free after one year. We can help your employees
become smoke-free by providing education, Nicotine Replacement Therapy and social support. We also offer a biomarker validation for insurance companies to prove employees are tobacco-free.

Cost: $150 per employee

 

Eat, Move, Lose

Back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work, and is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office. An increase in the girth of the abdomen by 1 centimeter can put an extra load of 6 pounds on the spine, which will increase the chance that your employees will miss work in order to make a visit to a doctor’s office.

Our 12-week weight loss program meets one hour per week and can assist your employees in setting goals that will allow them to lead a healthier life. Our team has expertise in nutrition, physical activity and diabetes, and will address everything from exercise to shopping on a budget to making existing recipes healthier. Your employees will have the opportunity to do weekly weigh-ins and receive percent body fat measurements so that they see their progress throughout the program.

Cost: $100 per employee

 

Living Well with Diabetes

The annual medical cost to manage diabetes in Kentucky is $1.34 billion. This results in $702.5 million in lost productivity.

Our team can help your employees miss fewer days and reduce their medical costs related to diabetes complications. Our nurse/dietitian team will share tools to help manage diabetes effectively.  This eight-week series empowers employees to deal daily with monitoring, healthy eating, physical activity and medication management. Classes include healthy snack taste testing and actual demonstrations of physical activity options.

Cost: $100 per employee

 

Healthy Vending

Our dietitians can provide you with in-person or telephone consultations to help transition your current vending machine selections into 100 percent healthy options (selections based on overall calories, fat, sugar and sodium content). The health department adopted this policy in 2012 based on national standards used by the General Services Administration (which handles all food in Federal buildings) and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. We can save you time by making recommendations to help you do the same.

Cost: FREE

 


 

 

 

 




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Change in services: Effective May 20, 2014, we are able to provide childhood vaccinations (must live in Fayette County, be 18 years or younger and be uninsured or underinsured). Limited appointments are available daily Monday-Friday, and appointments can be made up to a week in advance by calling the Public Health Clinic at (859) 288-2483.

Our Public Health Clinic at 650 Newtown Pike is no longer able to see patients for the following programs: adult immunizations/physicals and breast/cervical cancer.

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