LiveWell at Work

LiveWell at Work, formerly known as WellBusiness, recognizes Catawba County workplaces that are committed to improving employee health and wellness.

The LiveWell at Work application is designed to give a broad overview of a company’s wellness efforts. The topic sections are based on standards for worksite wellness in the areas of:

  • Policy and Organization
  • Tobacco Control
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Activity
  • Prevention, Screening and Early Detection
  • Additional Support

Businesses of all sizes, structures, and industries located entirely or in part in Catawba County are encouraged to apply. To be eligible for Gold, Silver, or Bronze LiveWell at Work designation, companies must:

  • Have employees or worksites in Catawba County
  • Meet a minimum of one standard in all 5 sections of the LiveWell at Work application
  • Complete the application based on activities impacting employees based in Catawba County

The following businesses received 2019 WellBusiness designations:

Gold Designation:

  • Abernathy Laurels
  • Broome Associates
  • Carolina Caring, Inc.
  • Catawba County
  • Catawba Valley Health System
  • Century Furniture
  • City of Hickory
  • CommScope
  • Corning Optical Communications
  • Frye Regional Medical Center
  • Gaston Family Health Services
  • HSM Solutions
  • Martin Starnes Associates
  • US Conec
  • Vanguard Furniture
  • YMCA of Catawba Valley

Silver Designation:

  • Lenoir-Rhyne University
  • Lexington Home Brands
  • McCreary Modern
  • Sherrill Furniture
  • Shuford Yarns
  • Shurtape
  • Special Metals Welding Company
  • Transportation Insight
  • WestRock Conover

The Bloom Award

In 2019, the WellBusiness Advisory Council created the Bloom Award to recognize one business who had gone above and beyond to make wellness a part of their workforce. The 2019 Bloom Award recipient was Gaston Family Health Services. Gaston Family Health Services has a kickball team, softball team, dodgeball team, soccer team and a hiking club. They participate in nutritional challenges and for events like their annual 5k they encourage their employees to bring their families. They also support all of the counties in which they serve by participating in the Goat Island Games and 5k, Missions for Mercy, Back to School Bash and MOM dental events.

LiveWell at Work

The work group provides guidance and leadership for LiveWell at Work. The work group updates and improves the application, reviews application submissions, determines networking event topics, and drives overall improvement and growth for LiveWell at Work. Work group members include representatives from:

  • Catawba County Chamber of Commerce

  • Catawba Radiological Associates

  • Catawba Valley Health System

  • Frye Regional Medical Center

  • Lenoir-Rhyne University

  • Martin Starnes & Associates

  • McCreary Modern

If you would like would like additional information or have questions, please contact:

Lindsay Stockman, CSAPC
Community Health Coordinator

Email: lstockman@catawbacountync.gov
Phone: 828.695.6643