Workplace Setting

In Anoka County SHIP takes a comprehensive approach when working with workplace wellness efforts. By providing tools and technical assistance that help create a culture of health at work, SHIP supports businesses who often lack resources to do employee wellness work on their own.

Employers that partner with SHIP learn about strategies that help employees quit smoking, eat healthier, get more physically activity, manage stress, and support breastfeeding.

Workplace Icon

Workplace Wellness Partners

SHIP works to bring employee wellness activities to over 1,000 employee by partnering with multiple worksites across the county. Anoka County worksites include:

  • Anoka County Community Action Program (ACCAP)
  • Achieve Inc.
  • Alexandra House
  • Columbia Heights Public Schools
  • Fridley Public Schools
  • Lee Carlson Center
  • Lino Lakes Elementary
  • Stepping Stones Emergency Housing
  • and many more

Strategies

Healthy Eating

Workplaces provide fresh, healthy foods on site and in meetings, allowing for individuals to make healthy food choices as part of their daily lives.

Breastfeeding Support

Reduce barriers to breastfeeding for nursing mothers returning to work by providing a safe, clean, and private space for mothers to express milk.

Physical Activity

Create opportunities to be active during the workday, by increasing access to on-site physical activity equiptment, programs, and encourage active commuting.

Tobacco Free Living

Eliminate tobacco use at work, and reduce the number of tobacco users in the workplace by offering smoking cessation support.