The CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard
The CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard is a tool designed to help employers assess whether they have implemented evidence-based health promotion interventions or strategies in their worksites to prevent heart disease, stroke, and related conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity. The Scorecard includes questions on many key best practice strategies and interventions. These are part of a comprehensive approach to addressing the leading conditions that drive health care and productivity costs.
What are the benefits?
· Increased access to evidence-based ways to prevent and manage chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease
· Improved health and wellness of employees
· Increased knowledge of resources to take action and help sustain your wellness program
Here’s how to get started in 5 steps:
2. Assess: Complete and submit organizational assessment--CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard (HSC) paper or online.
3. Plan: Develop a Health Improvement Plan with at least one SMART objective based on CDC HSC results.
4. Implement: Use the implementation guide below to take action.
5. Evaluate and celebrate: Share challenges, opportunities and success.
Resources for Assessing and Planning