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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 [...]

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 [...]

4 12, 2020

COVID-19 Employer Updates

Submit Question Access Free Webinars GOVERNOR'S LATEST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE REQUIREMENTS (THRU JANUARY 3) UPDATED! Governor Holcomb announced new restrictions to assist in the COVID-19 battle: Hospitals will be required to postpone or reschedule non-emergent, in-patient procedures in a hospital setting (through January 3; [...]

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 [...]

26 10, 2020

The Great American Smokeout

Thursday, November 19 is the Great American Smokeout, a day set aside by the American Cancer Society to encourage smokers to give up tobacco, at least for one day, and to think about quitting for good. These days, most people have a pretty good understanding of the harms caused [...]

9 10, 2020

4 Strategies to Build Business Resilience Before the Next Disruption

When asked, only 38% of American employees responded that they strongly agree that that they have confidence in their organization’s financial future. A company’s leadership is can play an integral role in building resilience and boosting employee confidence by prioritizing and focusing on best practices in crisis management. Read [...]

1 09, 2020

IN Chamber: The Podcast features Opioid Summit keynote speaker Brian Cuban

In the latest episode of IN Chamber: The Podcast, Brian Cuban tells stories of nearly three decades of addictions that can easily be categorized as sensational. He goes into extensive detail not for that reason, but because “people need to know they are not alone. Storytelling does this – [...]