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Community Wellness provides on-site health promotion services to our local worksites. Health fairs, with biometric screenings and information, assist employees in their efforts at improving their health. Lunch-n-Learn sessions are effective at sharing information in an efficient and relaxed manner. Courses in CPR, First Aid and Bloodborne pathogens are also available on-site to meet the employers educational needs.
The following options are provided to allow customization based on group need.
These tests require a venipuncture and the specimen is processed in the Augusta Health laboratory. Results are shared with the employee at a later time. Fasting preferred.
This course is designed to provide the blue-collar employee with practical information and actual techniques to prevent back injuries and promote back care. Sessions include the following topics and can be modified in length:
This course deals specifically with nutrition and activity education as it relates to the prevention of cancer and heart disease.
This program is designed to assist the employee with decisions to reduce emergency room and physician office visits, encouraging the employee to be a wise consumer of health care.
This program may be presented in any format compatible with the work schedule. Sessions include stressor identification, living a distress-resistant lifestyle and productive worrying.
These programs include nutrition topics, benefits of exercise, effective communication, recognizing substance abuse in the workplace, or any topic desired by the employer that Community Wellness or another Augusta Health department might provide. Please see our Presentation Topics list.
All programs are designed to be flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of the employer and can be modified in length or design.
Topics are modified for specific group needs.
This one-hour program meets the OSHA standard by addressing diseases caused by blood-borne pathogens, universal precautions, and Hepatitis B vaccination program and exposure protocol.
This three-hour course includes CPR and the Heimlich maneuver for adults and children.
This four-hour course includes CPR and choking procedures for adults, children, and infants.
This four-hour course provides hands on instruction in the use of the automated external defibrillator, along with adult and child CPR, and choking procedures.
CPR is a pre-requisite for this three-hour class that addresses common workplace emergencies. This class can be lengthened to include demonstrations and practical application of skills.
Course times will be shorter if participants are not first time students of CPR.
The following vaccines are available with administration performed at the workplace if desired:
A series of 3 vaccines over a period of 6 months to provide immunity to Hepatitis B, a blood-borne pathogen that can be life-threatening.
A vaccine that is produced annually to provide immunity for the expected respiratory flu virus (es) of the year. Ideal administration is performed between mid-October and mid-November.
A vaccine recommended to prevent tetanus or lock jaw, administrated every 10 years.
Additional seasonal vaccines as deemed necessary by CDC: example: H1N1 2009-2010.