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Piedmont Athens Regional

1199 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA 30606

Workplace Wellness and Safety Programs

As part of our ongoing commitment to the health of our community, we offer a variety of wellness services to area employers. Our goal is to provide your employees with the very best workplace wellness and safety programs at a reasonable cost.

To request more information or to schedule one of the programs listed below, contact Sandy Broyles at 706-475-5629 or email sandra.broyles@piedmont.org.

 

Safety Classes

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR-AED)
Participants receive National Safety Council two-year certification in Adult CPR-AED. The class includes hands-on skills practice and a student workbook. Three hours.

First Aid
Participants receive National Safety Council two-year certification in Standard First Aid. The class includes hands-on skills practice and a student workbook. Four hours.

Bloodborne Pathogens
This one-hour program meets OSHA's Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens Standard annual training requirements.

 

Multi-Session Wellness Classes

Weight Management/Nutrition (eight classes)
Participants learn practical ways to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight for life. The class covers exercise, low-fat cooking, eating out, meal planning, portion control and more. One-hour classes meet weekly for eight weeks.

Nicotine Cessation (four classes)
Participants learn strategies for quitting and get group support. One-hour classes meet weekly over four weeks. Free class for those who attend all four sessions.

High Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer (four classes)
Participants learn to manage blood pressure through diet, exercise, weight control and medications. One-hour classes meet weekly over four weeks.

Control Your Cholesterol (three classes)
Participants learn more about cholesterol and how to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. One-hour classes meet weekly over three weeks.

 

Wellness Presentations and Workshops

Topics include disease management and prevention (including heart attack, stroke, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, etc.), nutrition, exercise, digital detox, stress management, nicotine cessation, first aid practice, AED training, and more. Customized topics are available upon request. Presentations are 30-60 minutes (time can be adjusted).

Free Community Service Presentations
Available topics will vary according to current public awareness campaigns. Call or email for more information. Presentations are 30-60 minutes (time can be adjusted).

Self-Study Wellness Workshops
A variety of self-study workshop topics are available for your employees to receive and complete through email.

 

Challenges and Contests

Choose a four-week wellness challenge (variety of topics) or a ten-week weight loss team contest for your employees. Call for more details.

 

Influenza Vaccination

Flu vaccine clinics are conducted at your location for your employees during the months of September and October.

 

Biometric Screens

All biometric screens are conducted at your location and provide immediate results. Participants speak individually with Registered Nurses and Community Health Education Specialists for interpretation of results, need for follow-up, and recommendations for better health.

Cholesterol and Blood Sugar Screen
No fasting required for this finger-stick test. Results include total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and blood sugar.

Blood Pressure Check
This test is for pre-hypertension and high blood pressure.

Body Composition Analysis
Participants get information about weight, body fat percent, body mass index, hydration status, and more.

Bone Density Heel Ultrasound
This test is for early signs of osteoporosis, or low bone density.

 

Comprehensive Employee Wellness Program

Work with a wellness coordinator who will plan and provide a twelve-month cardiovascular risk reduction program for your employees, including a health risk assessment (biometric screens and questionnaire), individual and group reports, individual coaching, monthly wellness programs based on identified needs, and follow-up risk assessment. For groups of 30 or more participants. Call for more details.

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