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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
President & CEO
Ph. 402-934-5795

Knox County Sheriff Don Henery completed the Trek up the Tower, a stair-climbing fitness event sponsored by WELLCOM, a non-profit company that provides Midwest employers of all sizes wellness programming.

Ivan Marsh, who holds the record for the fastest trek up the tower at 4 minutes and 15 seconds, was registered for this year's race but did not participate. Jason Larson, 35-year-old man from Minneapolis, recorded this year's fastest time at 4 minutes and 49 seconds.

Mark Block hopes to be one of the first in the stairwell and one of the last out at the Omaha event on Feb. 16. Trek Up the Tower is fundraiser
for Wellcom, nonprofit dedicated to worksite wellness.

WELLCOM is featured in this CDC study of workplace health in Nebraska.

To get finger on the pulse of ones health, look to his or her ZIP code not genetic code. This stark notion motivates Blue Cross and Blue
Shield of Nebraska's involvement with improving workplace and community health through partnerships with the likes of Live Well Omaha and WELLCOM.

Employees spend an average of third of their time at work so offering culture of health and well-being at the worksite is logical place to encourage healthy choices. Companies can offer direct benefits such as fitness centers, exercise equip- ment, healthy food choices or incentivize participants to become involved in behavior change programs like weight loss and tobacco cessation, WELLCOM CEO Theresa Nelson said.

5.25.18 | Be Health Douglas County
Logging hours of gym time each week pumping iron and sweating on a treadmill is not everyone’s cup of tea. In fact, many people wholeheartedly avoid it. The good news is fitness doesn’t come one-size-fits-all. By making exercise bite-sized and accessible, you can easily squeeze physical activity into your daily routine. Enter: the active commute.

3.9.18 - Midlands Business Journal

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...

2.18.18 - Omaha World Herald

2018 Trek Up the Tower

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

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