The Northwestern Medicine Wellness department offers flexible employee health and wellness solutions that are proven to help you reduce your health care costs.
We start by understanding your employee health strategy and help you establish wellness goals. We offer a wide variety of employee health and wellness services that are available at your worksite and beyond to make healthy living easy for your employees.
Wellness challenges focus on nutrition, exercise and behavior modification to achieve a healthy lifestyle and weight-loss goals. Participate as an individual or on a team to win big.
Health Risk Assessments
Health risk assessments enable employees to learn their health status, receive a personal Health Score and have access to tools and resources to better their overall wellness. The evaluation includes a blood test, blood pressure screening and a brief health assessment. Results are 100 percent confidential. For more information, please call 815.788.2269.
Courage to Quit: Adult Smoking Cessation Program
Courage to Quit is a seven-week program that focuses on the behavioral approach to quitting smoking and offers countless techniques to learn how to live as an ex-smoker. Session information includes coping with addiction and withdrawals, nicotine-replacement therapy and medications, managing cravings, avoiding triggers, health benefits of quitting and preventing relapse.
Guidelines for Program Participation:
- 18 years of age or older
- Respect for other participants
- Current smoker with desire to be smoke free (Quit Day is week three)
- Participation (attendance and activity involvement)
In partnership with Respiratory Health Association
On-site Cholesterol/Glucose Testing
We offer three options for on-site testing.
- Finger stick with results in five minutes
- Phlebotomist lab draw with results within two weeks of draw
- On-site cholesterol/glucose testing with education: this program includes two finger stick tests per year and three wellness workshops.
To learn more about Northwestern Medicine Worksite Wellness services, please call 815.788.2269.