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Workplace Wellness

Program Type: Promising Practice -Programs not formally evaluated (or formal evaluation is not yet complete) but identified by experts as programs with results suggesting efficacy and worthy of further study in broader pilot implementation efforts.

Description:
The Chinle Service Unit [CSU] - Workplace Wellness is designed to support employees to become phsyically active during their normal working hours. The CSU supports an active lifestyle amongst their employees which will improve work production and reduce absenteeism associated with illnesses. Since 1946, under Federal statue 5 U.S.C. 7901 Federal agencies have been authorized to establish, within the limitations of the appropriations available, employee health programs to promote and maintain the phsyical and mental fitness of employees.

Age Group(s):
Adults

Site Type(s):
Clinic/Health Center

Health Indicator(s):
Physical Activity

Service Area:
Navajo

Keyword(s):
Health promotion and wellness, Overweight and obesity, Physical activity, Policy development and planning, Public Health intervention, SDPI, Self-Care, Worksite health

URL: Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility and Tsaile Health Center webpages

Name: Sylvadrick P. Young
Site or Location Name: Tsaile Health Center - HPDP
Address:
P.O. 467
Tsaile, AZ 86556
Email: sylvadrick.young@ihs.gov
Phone: 928-724-3725

Primary Contact Name: Sylvadrick P. Young
Email: martha.yazzie@ihs.gov
Phone: 928-724-3680