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Governor Ricketts encourages businesses to apply for 2019 Governor's Wellness award

Posted at 8:12 AM, Apr 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-10 09:12:12-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Governor Pete Ricketts is encouraging businesses to apply for the 2019 Governor’s Wellness Award before the application deadline on June 1, 2019.

The Governor's Wellness Award is structured around a business model for managing wellness programs. Factors considered for the award include leadership support, assessment of employees' health risks and interests, a written wellness plan with measurable goals and objectives, supportive policies and environments, and ability to demonstrate outcomes from wellness efforts.

New factors this year include updated criteria and the new elite Harvester Award, which will be open to the most advanced wellness programs in Nebraska.