The SCHD offers a workplace wellness assessment and free technical assistance to develop or strengthen environmental changes and wellness policies to promote physical activity, healthy eating, chronic disease prevention, and leadership. There are many different ways this can be done. SCHD works with appropriate staff to identify areas to create and/or strengthen a culture of wellness.
Previous workplaces successes include: establishing a wellness committee; increasing healthy vending machine items and marketing; strengthening tobacco-free policies; providing private and comfortable lactation rooms; and developing a comprehensive wellness policy.
The SCHD uses the following evidence-based and best practice tools and methods in workplaces: