|Eastside ACTIVE Initiative|
Promoting Health & Wellness
Health care costs are top of mind for companies facing health care reform. More employers are adopting programs to assess employee health, promote wellness, and ultimately reduce the cost of medical insurance. Now in its second year, the Eastside ACTIVE Initiative led by the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce helps employers take Action to reduce Costs and Turnover and Increase Vitality of Employees. The Initiative provides employers with interactive ways to encourage their employees to adopt a healthier lifestyle and have fun at the same time with workplace challenges and community events, including the annual Spirit of Bellevue 12K/5K Run and Walk.This program is presented by Regence BlueShield in Washington with corporate sponsor Overlake Medical Center to offer resources and information to employers and offer their employees a unique support network and increased motivation to adopt a healthier lifestyle.