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WELLCOM is the industry resource for worksite wellness information. Visit the site often for the latest news releases or ready-to-use content. Please contact us if you are looking for a specific resource or would like to recommend a topic of interest.

If you are a journalist seeking information for a story, or would like to schedule an interview with a workplace wellness subject matter expert, please contact:

Theresa Nelson
Interim President & CEO
Ph. 402-934-5795

December 19, 2017 - Announcement from Board of Directors

  • Dear WELLCOM Members and Colleagues,
    It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that the WELLCOM Board of Directors announces WELLCOM’s President and CEO, Rebecca Vinton, will be leaving the organization in January 2018 after twenty-one years of service to WELLCOM. Rebecca has played a critical role...

November 7, 2017 - Excellence in Worksite Wellness Awards Luncheon

April 4th, 2017 - Health, Wealth & Work

2017 Trek up the Tower

  • When it comes to finding the best parking spot, WELLCOM and the Douglas County Healthy Department (DCHD) challenge you to move back. Way back. Through the Partners for a Healthy City initiative, these organizations are working to remind people that small behavior changes can have a big health impact...

  • Bennington Public Schools Name recipient of 2017 Governor's Wellness Award presented by WELLCOM

    Bennington Public Schools is one of the 14 recipients of the 2017 Governor's Wellness Award from WELLCOM. They will be recognized as one of the Midlands' healthiest companies at its annual awards luncheon from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Tuesday, November 7, at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center....

  • LINCOLN –Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced this year’s recipients of the Governor’s Wellness Award. A total of 54 Nebraska employers representing 34 communities are being honored for offering evidence-based worksite wellness programs for their employees.

  • More than 200 people attended the 16th Annual Light of Wellness Awards Dinner hosted by WELLCOM to honor and congratulate the hard work of 19 individuals.

  • WELLCOM honored 31 of the midlands’ healthiest companies at their annual luncheon on Tuesday, October 11th, at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in La Vista.

  • Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Human Services (DHHS) announced this year’s recipients of the Governor’s Wellness Award. A total of 44 Nebraska employers representing 28 communities are being honored for developing and implementing successful worksite wellness programs.

  • WELLCOM, a nonprofit organization dedicated to workforce health and wellness, is leading the way in revamping Omaha’s transportation scene, releasing a first-of-its-kind active commuting toolkit for metro area businesses.

  • The Omaha Health Summit is an annual conference presented by Live Well Omaha and WELLCOM to advance the health needs of our community. It’s a time when employers, faith and community leaders, elected officials, educators, and non-profits come together to celebrate progress and reset Omaha’s sights on the next evolution of creating the healthiest city.

  • WELLCOM will honor 26 organizations at the 2015 Excellence in Worksite Wellness Awards Luncheon. The annual event draws 600 plus attendees and celebrates employers who have made a positive impact on their employees and culture through their worksite wellness program.

  • WELLCOM, a local non-profit organization that has served employers throughout Nebraska since 1982, recently expanded its service area to include Iowa and the Midwest region. WELLCOM provides programs and resources to help employers deliver data-driven wellness programs that strengthen employee morale and positively impact business results. WELLCOM was the first nonprofit organization in the United States whose mission was entirely dedicated to worksite wellness initiatives.

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  • Businesses that have implemented a healthy workplace policy due to the work of WELLCOM


  • Small businesses that have been provided with opportunities to improve their worksite wellness through WELLCOM


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