Workplace Healthy Beverage User Guide Here!

Making the Healthy Choice
           the Easy Choice
 

Good health is good for business!  Every small investment within the workplace can create big returns.  Research shows that making the healthier option the default can lead to healthier choices by employees. 

Sugar sweetened beverages are the largest contributors to obesity which can lead to chronic obesity-related disease. Chronic disease drives healthcare expenditures, which impacts company profits and productivity.

Having healthy and afforable beverage options in the workplace is a step towards prevention and PREVENTION PAYS AT WORK! 

Click here to learn more and download a FREE copy of the Nebraska Guide to Healthy Beverages in the Workplace.

 


10 Health TV Features PHL and Partners Monthly


Each month,10 Health TV's Shape of the City program features community health projects funded by the recent $2M Partnership to Improve Community Health grant from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) awarded to Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln and partners.  Watch the latest segments here: 

April 2015
Lincoln Lancaster County Health Dept., Lincoln Parks and Rec., Salvation Army, AmeriCrops
LLCHD, Lincoln Parks and Rec., and Salvation army talk about their summer food and fitness programs for youth; how to start a vergetable garden

March 2015
Community Health Endowment, Lincoln Public Schools, Let's Move LIncoln!
Community Conversations series, school breakfast program, school kids on the move

  
February 2015

Lincoln Parks and Recreation, WorkWell, LPS Wellness Program
Biking projects, wellness at work, and the LPS quarterly wellness challenge


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Cites Work of PHL, Partners

Foundation singles out city, Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln, LPS Wellness Program, LLCHD, WorkWell

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), America’s largest philanthropy devoted solely to the public's health, has recognized the city of Lincoln, the work of Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln and our partners, WorkWell, Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department, and the LPS Wellness Program, for progress made locally in addressing the nationwide obesity epidemic.  The foundation recently committed $500M over ten years to target childhood obesity across the country, bringing their investment total since 2007 to $1B to reverse childhood obesity rates. Read their article about Lincoln.

 

 


CDC Awards Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln $2M Grant

PHL is One of Only 39 Awarded Nationwide

September 25, 2014 -- Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln (PHL) has been awarded a $2 million, 3 year CDC Partnership to Improve Community Health (CDC-PICH) grant to help improve the health of Lincoln and Lancaster county residents. The CDC-PICH grant will help support coordinated health improvement projects with 13 other community organizations. Projects will work to achieve measurable improvements in nutrition, physical fitness, and reducing the prevalence of obesity-related chronic disease in Lincoln and Lancaster County.  Read more …


  • A multiyear collaboration between community non-profits and Lincoln Public Schools is lowering obesity and improving the physical fitness of Lincoln's school children! Read more.....

  • Sugar sweetened beverages are the number one source of excess calories leading to overweight and obesity. Learn more about what beverages you should choose…

  • PHL is offering Mini-Grant funds for variety of health and physical activity based projects and programs with the CLC setting. To learn more about the Mini-Grant request for proposals click here.