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7 01, 2021

Now Available! 2021 Indiana Wellness Summit Call For Presentations

View Call For Presentations The Indiana Chamber and Wellness Council of Indiana are now seeking qualified speakers for the 2021 Indiana Wellness Summit. The 2021 Summit will be held August 12-13, at the Westin Indianapolis. New in 2021: We will be offering a hybrid summit, with the [...]

7 01, 2021

AchieveWELL Companies, Indiana Healthy Communities Honored by Wellness Council

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Fourteen organizations from across the state have qualified for AchieveWELL certification from the Wellness Council of Indiana (WCI), a subsidiary of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, in the WCI’s 2020 application cycle. The designation is open to organizations that work toward creating a corporate culture that encourages and supports employee health [...]

8 12, 2020

Chamber INsider Episode 48: 2020 for the Wellness Council of Indiana

Supporting the wellness – and mental health – needs of your team members is more important than ever. In the latest episode of the Chamber INSider, the Wellness Council's Jennifer Pferrer outlines the importance of virtual consultations and learning best practices from other employers. View the full episode! [...]

4 12, 2020

COVID-19: When To Quarantine

We would like to make sure you are aware that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released updated quarantine guidance for people who have been exposed to COVID-19. According to the CDC, “a person who has been exposed to and is identified as a close contact [...]

2 12, 2020

The Wellness Council of Indiana Welcomes New Board Member Candace Shaffer

The Wellness Council of Indiana is pleased to welcome Candace Shaffer of Purdue University as our newest board member! Candace earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees from Purdue. Now, she's the senior director of benefits in Human Resources, responsible for overseeing and planning the realm of benefits for [...]

1 12, 2020

Spencer County Launches New Health Coalition during COVID-19 Pandemic

In 2019, a community collaboration including Purdue Extension, Lincolnland Economic Development Corp. (LEDC), LifeSpring Health System, Spencer County Health Department, Tobacco Free – Spencer County, Spencer County Substance Abuse Council, United Way of Southwestern Indiana, Spencer County Community Foundation, Crisis Connection, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center and Spencer [...]

1 12, 2020

10 Tips to Select a Quit-tobacco Program that Members Will Actually Use

It is essential for employers to select a quit-smoking program that people will actually use. To help you select the best option, the Truth Initiative has developed a Health Plan Buyer’s Guide to Quit-tobacco Programs.  Check out this great resource for 10 tips on choosing the most effective program [...]

13 11, 2020

It’s Open Enrollment Season!

Open enrollment is once more upon us. As your employees prepare to choose their benefits, SHRM has tools and resources on how to communicate with and help employees to make the right decisions for them and their families. SHRM's Open Enrollment Guide covers how HR professionals can best communicate [...]

11 11, 2020

5 ways to make sure your employees are okay

At the office, it is relatively easy to find natural opportunities to check in with employees and to support their well-being, but when your team is working remotely, you need to be more intentional about creating those opportunities. Here are 5 ways you can support your remote (and non-remote) [...]

4 11, 2020

Mental Health is Physical Health

"The brain and the body should not be categorized into two totally separate types of healthcare. Mental health is physical health and physical health is healthcare. Healthcare is healthcare. The World Health Organization defines health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the [...]