Wellness at Work Announces 2016 Grand Prize Drawing Winner


Congratulations to Tomah Area Credit Union, our 2016 Wellness at Work Grand Prize winner!

The credit union will have the chance to choose from among 16 employee health programs and services from Mayo Clinic Health System with a total value of $2,500 or more. Wellness at Work rewards “champions” who lead their organizations’ quarterly challenges. The winner was drawn from those who implemented all four challenges during 2016.

Wellness at Work is a popular, no-cost wellness benefit for Health Tradition Health Plan employer groups, developed by Mayo Clinic Health System wellness professionals. Each challenge helps employees start habits they can feel really good about.

2016 Grand Prize employee wellness program and service choices*

Employee Assistance Center EAP services

EAP professional counseling services
Confidential counseling support to assist with personal and work-related problems
» Experienced counselors available to all employees for one year, valued at $500 (up to 25 employees)

EAP mediation services
A credentialed conflict resolution professional helps parties resolve issues by reorienting them to shared interests.
» Up to three two-hour sessions, valued at $1,000

EAP video training program
Everything employees—and leadership—need to know about their EAP, plus supervisor training on identifying, communicating with and referring employees for EAP counseling
» National award-winning orientation and supervisor training on DVD, valued at $300

Retirement preparation presentation
An EAP counselor presents non-financial considerations for planning life after retirement
» On-site presentation to the employee group, valued at $250

Occupational Health services

On-site flu shot clinic
A convenient way to minimize disruption and lost productivity caused by the spread of flu through the workplace
» The clinic is conducted by physician assistants and registered nurses, valued at $41 per person

Ergonomic workplace assessment
Professional consultation by one of only nine ergonomists in the state of Wisconsin
» Onsite assessment, review of claims history and specific recommendations for injury avoidance and reduced cost, valued at $200 per hour

Biometric screening
An aggregate snapshot of your company’s health risks as a baseline for wellness initiatives, incentives and health benefit strategy decisions. Guides individual employees to make positive lifestyle changes.
» Includes cholesterol components, blood sugar, body composition (BMI) and blood pressure, valued at $45 per person

Wellness services

Advance directive education
Participants learn how and why to make future health care decisions now, reducing stress and indecision
» On-site group presentation by a health education professional, with reference materials, valued at $250

Gratitude workshop
Research supports that cultivating gratitude can have profound effects on well-being
» A two-hour, on-site interactive session by a health education professional specializing in wellness, valued at $500

Physical activity challenge (12 weeks)
A custom group challenge to meet your selected wellness objective
» Consultation, challenge development, promotion materials, online tracking, outcomes reporting, valued at $1,500

Health Promotion webinars
Webinars on popular health topics such as sleep, stress and resiliency, nutrition and lifestyle
» Prerecorded, available online for group or individual employee viewing, valued at $250

On-site wellness presentations
Choose from popular topics relevant to your employee group’s interests and health goals
» A one-hour on-site group presentation that can be offered as a Lunch and Learn, valued at $250

Health Savvy workshop
When and how to manage illness or injury at home, featuring the award-winning video
» On-site interactive workshop including the book “Mayo Clinic Guide to Self-Care” for each participant, valued at $500

Wealth Savvy workshop
Navigating the health system and spending health care dollars wisely, featuring the award-winning video
» On-site interactive workshop with tips and cost-conscious health decision guidance, valued at $500

Health and Wellness Coaching
Support to help individuals meet personal wellness goals or address a serious health risk
» One-on-one sessions with a professional wellness coach to enable lifestyle change, valued at $150 per hour

Team-building dragon boat adventure
A team-building event that enhances cooperation and camaraderie (offered in La Crosse)
» A customized, half-day event led by a seasoned dragon boat instructor and wellness coach, valued at $2,500

Learn more about workplace wellness challenges.


* Costs vary with number of employees. Values shown are based on a 25-employee group. Some travel costs may apply if the service location is more than 30 minutes from La Crosse.