Human Resources Department

Living Well

Living Well, Kalamazoo County Wellness Program

2017 Best and Brightest in Wellness

Kalamazoo County Government's Wellness Program, "Living Well", has been recognized as one of the most influential and trend-setting organizations throughout the state of Michigan and is proud to have been named a 2017 Best and Brightest in Wellness organization.

The Kalamazoo County Wellness Program is available to all County employees and their family members. The areas of focus are: Emotional/Mental Health, Environmental, Intellectual, Physical Health, Occupational, Spiritual, Social/Relational and Financial."

Mission:

The mission of the Kalamazoo County Wellness Program is to provide responsive, innovative, and cost effective services which enhance emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual health throughout the workday and beyond.

Vision:

Our vision is to provide the environment, information, and skills needed for a happier, healthier, more fulfilling life throughout work and beyond.

Kalamazoo County Wellness Program Goal:

The overall goal of the County's Wellness Program is to promote healthy living, engage employees in health promoting activities and help control increases in health care costs.

The primary objectives are to:

  1. Provide preventative screenings and lifestyle assessments to employees to encourage a "Do Your Part" and "Know Your Numbers" culture within the Kalamazoo County Government.
  2. Provide resources, special assistance and follow-up care for employees and their family members.
  3. Provide education and resources through classes, workshops, and programs to inspire and support employees with their individual health interests, challenges and goals.

For more information, please contact Human Resources at 269-383-8998 or via email at wellness@kalcounty.com.

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