Investing in Your County’s Employee Wellness Program

Tags: Health

Employers across the country are exploring employee wellness programs as a way to improve the health of their employees while mitigating health care costs. What type of employee wellness programs do counties have? What does it take in terms resources to develop a comprehensive program? Have any counties seen a return on their investment?  To answer these questions, we sat down with officials from Hopkins County, Ky. and Santa Fe County, N.M. to discuss how each county implemented an employee wellness program.

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About Emmanuelle St. Jean (Full Bio)

Health Program Manager

As the Health Program Manager, she manages the Healthy Counties Initiative, a public-private partnership that supports and promotes best practices within the areas of health that are counties are involved with, such as public health, county employee health coverage, and direct care delivery services.