Community Health Charities of Georgia Offers Free Health Program to Georgia Employers

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With one of every four Georgia employees personally affected by health issues, Community Health Charities of Georgia is now offering the "Health Matters at Work" program to Georgia employers. This free program gives employees access to an extensive array of health information through a Web site (http://www.healthmattersatwork.org), podcasts, webinars and more.

The mission of CHCG is to improve the lives of those affected by a disability or chronic disease.

"This program makes it very easy to provide health information that our employees can trust." Dick Ingwersen, Managing Partner of Gifford, Hillegass & Ingwersen LLP

With one of every four Georgia employees personally affected by health issues, Community Health Charities of Georgia (CHCG) is now offering the Health Matters at WorkTM program to Georgia employers. This free program gives employees access to an extensive array of health information through a Web site (http://www.healthmattersatwork.org), podcasts, webinars and more.

Through a user-friendly online portal, employers who participate in the Health Matters at WorkTM program can provide their employees with:

  •     Health Risk Assessment Tools
  •     Warning Signs and Symptoms of Chronic Diseases
  •     Disease Management Tools
  •     Diet and Exercise Tools
  •     Health and Wellness Programs for the Workplace

Employees can also have access to a library of podcasts that focus on numerous health topics and were developed with the support of our nation’s leading health charities. Webinars with respected health professionals and charity executives are provided on a regular basis, giving employees the opportunity to participate whenever the topic is important to them or their loved ones. Other potential resources include Lunch & Learns, on-site seminars and a monthly newsletter.

“Partnering with Community Health Charities of Georgia is an ideal way to show our strong commitment to the health and wellness of GH&I employees and their families,” said Dick Ingwersen, Managing Partner of Gifford, Hillegass & Ingwersen LLP, the first company to implement the Health Matters at WorkTM program in Georgia. “This program makes it very easy to provide health information that our employees can trust.”

In addition to the Health Matters at WorkTM program, CHCG connects Georgia employees with the services and volunteer opportunities of more than 45 participating health charities. Employees also have the opportunity to direct donations to the health charities of their choice through payroll deduction.

“We are here to help employers make health and wellness a part of their company culture,” said Brenda Horne, CEO of Community Health Charities of Georgia. “We invite all Georgia companies, large and small, to take advantage of this opportunity.”

To learn more about CHCG and the Health Matters at WorkTM program, please visit http://www.healthcharities.org/georgia or call 770-457-8704.

The mission of CHCG is to improve the lives of those affected by a disability or chronic disease.

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