Scaling back

Barkin, Robert
May 2007
American City & County;May2007, Vol. 122 Issue 5, p32
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the efforts of local governments in the U.S. to promote wellness programs to improve employees' health and control cost. A Wellness Works initiative was developed by Charlotte, North Carolina to teach the city's employees how to prevent illness. Education and aggressive programs were established by Maricopa County in Arizona. Sarasota County, Florida includes employee incentives for health risk assessment into its wellness program.


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