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WIC Works: Worksite Wellness Lyshell Grigg, RD, WIC Worksite Wellness Coordinator, Tulare County Health & Human Services WIC
Tulare County WIC Worksite Wellness First Well Worksite in CA!! First in the Nation!! April 15, 2010
Barriers: Getting organized Getting motivated Finding the time Changing of hands
Positive Results Boosts Morale Monthly Challenges-Lasting Changes Creates a great example of the importance of physical activity & wellness goals for our participants.
Requirements To Ensure Absolute Success! Continuing to stay organized & active Monthly meetings, newsletters, challenges, & annual training. Continuing to coordinate with Clinic Managers to ensure time available for meetings & fitness breaks. Continuing to motivate Wellness Sparkers
What Are We Doing Now? Monthly meetings with Wellness Sparkers Yearly Wellness Training for the Tulare WIC Agency Fundraisers Healthy Breakfast/Snacks during In-services Holiday Basket Raffle i. e. Mother’s Day
Wellness Snacks For Sale!
Monthly Activities Wellness members volunteer to create measureable monthly challenges Monthly drawing for previous challenge Wellness coordinator shares one nutrition related article with sparkers each month Wellness coordinator publishes newsletter with the following sections: – Challenge description, an article related to challenge, recipe corner, previous winners, and total participation.
In Clinic Sparker Roles Bring healthy foods when food is served Lead fitness breaks and encourage participation Distribute challenges, newsletters, and wellness related articles Be an example to others
Going Forward! ISIS News-wellness announcements and fun facts Use wellness funds to expand exercise DVD library Reach out to local businesses