Thursday, Dec 12, 2013
Building a Healthier Community Forum
Date(s) & Time(s)::
February 26, 2013 at 9:30 AM until 1:00 PM
Location: Carbondale Civic Center, Carbondale, IL
Learn Ways to Make the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice at Your Worksite. Do you want to support your employees in making wise health choices? Would you like to create a worksite wellness program targeting healthy eating, increased physical activity, and smoking cessation?Return to event list.
The Healthy Southern Illinois Delta Network will be holding a forum for community leaders and employers on how to build healthier communities. The focus will be on worksite wellness policies and community policies that support healthy choices. Laura Minzer from the Illinois Chamber of Commerce will be the keynote speaker. Several other speakers and vendors will be sharing resources for building a healthier worksite. Community leaders and employers from Alexander, Hardin, Jackson, Johnson, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph and Union Counties are invited. Registration is free and easy by going to website; please register by February 15th.
For information on your local Healthy Communities Coalition contact your local health department (Jackson County Health Department at 684-3143 ext. 114, Perry County Health Department at 357-5371, Randolph County at 826-5007, Southern 7 Health Department at 634-2297) or Southern Illinois Healthcare – Community Benefits at SIH at 457-5200, ext. 67847.
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