The City of Douglasville proved once again why it was chosen two years in a row as one of Atlanta’s Healthiest Employers.
The City held its annual employee health and wellness fair on May 22nd receiving rave reviews from both employees and the vendors who participated.
The wellness committee worked many long hours preparing the for big event. “Touchdown to Health” was chosen to be the theme for 2018. The wellness committee members did a phenomenal job decorating the convention center to provide an interactive experience and dressed in football themed attire. Vendors got in on the festive occasion by decorating their tables, and to further set the tone for the big event, the City enlisted the assistance of Freddy the Falcon who put on quite the half-time show!
Employees were able to receive free biometric screenings provided by BCBS, bone density screenings from WellStar, Northside Mobile mammography, and TrueBlue health provided genetic testing. The City had 50 health and wellness vendors participate and provide a wide range of services such as dental advice, sleep analysis, cancer prevention, employee assistance programs, vision health, financial wellness and much more. Employees were also treated to free chair massage and chiropractic evaluations.
ShawHankins was responsible for obtaining the vendors and assisting with planning the event. Each vendor was generous enough to provide door prizes that were raffled off at the end of the event in addition to the many door prizes purchased by the City.
The City of Douglasville is a true example of a well-implemented wellness program which enlists the assistance and guidance from the City employees, BCBS and ShawHankins. Their wellness committee works hard throughout the year to plan wellness activities and events to increase awareness and improve overall health and well-being and develop an overall culture of health.
Kudos to the City of Douglasville for a job well done!