To make Austin the healthiest, fittest city in the US.
Mayor's Health & Fitness Council
Contact Us: (512) 972-6472
plans for implementing employee wellness activities and policies that have potential to boost the bottom line as
they reduce employee risks for chronic disease. Visit the Long Live Texans website for more info.
Learn how to make your workplace tobacco-free, with the Tobacco-Free Worksite Toolkit from the Texas
Department of State Health Services. If you need assistance with the toolkit, contact us.
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention has created a Worksite Health ScoreCard to help employers
assess their health promotion programs, identify gaps, and prioritize high-impact strategies to prevent heart
disease, stroke, and related conditions.
questions that assesses physical activity, nutrition and tobacco habits. It is based on the Behavioral Risk Factor
Surveillance Survey (BRFSS) created by the CDC. It was modified to this form by the Austin Mayor’s Health &
Flyers and Fact Sheets
Additional Nutrition Info
Additional Physical Activity Info
Affordable Care Act Implementation - FAQ's for implementing ACA
Worksite Wellness Programs Report - Department of Labor worksitr wellness report
CEO Cancer Gold Standard Certification Program- National initiative
Austin Fitness Index
Live Tobacco-Free Austin: City of Austin HHSD initiative
Healthy Places, Healthy People: City of Austin HHSD initiative
Long Live Texans: Texas Dept. of State Health Services initiative
City of Austin Health & Human Services Department
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention- Quit Smoking Help
City of Austin Parks & Recreation Department
Sustainable Food Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Tobacco Information and Prevention Source (TIPS)
Center for Disease Control & Prevention, Healthy Living
President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition
USDA Choose MyPlate
Physical Activity Guidelines: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nutrition Guidelines: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Worksite Health Awards Project: Compiled list of additional awards/ certifications your organization can apply for to be recognized as a healthy worksite.
Below you can find many helpful resources including workplace toolkits, flyers, fact sheets and web links.