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Valuing Employee Health and Wellness: Memo & Fact Sheets

In keeping with the June 23, 2014 Presidential Memorandum on Enhancing Workplace Flexibilities and Work-Life Programs and the National Prevention Strategy’s vision, OPM continues to be committed to helping agencies integrate prevention strategies into their worksite health & wellness programs. To build a culture of health, a Federal agency must have commitment from all levels of the organization, and establish the worksite health & wellness program as an integral part of regular agency operations. Strategic, comprehensive worksite health & wellness programs provide significant benefits for Federal employees, agencies, and local communities.

This is why we decided to begin the 2015 Prevention Campaign with a focus on Building the Business Case for Worksite Health & Wellness. On March 13, 2015, a memo was released to human resources directors entitled Valuing Employee Health and Wellness. Attached to the memo are four fact sheets that provide guidance to assist agencies:

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