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  • How To Quit
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    you start smoking cigarettes before Sept. 1, 1988 and want to quit? You may qualify for the Smoking Cessation Trust! This program provides for the reimbursement of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), Telephone Quit Line Services, Office Visits and Counseling. For more information on what resources are covered under the program and if your eligible for services in the program. Click to find out if you qualify > Fax to Quit Check with your doctor if he or she is a certified Fax-to-Quit provider!...
  • Child Care Centers
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    Center WellSpots Child care centers have the ability to create healthy behaviors in children from infancy as well as positively influencing teachers and staff members. Our child care center benchmarks are centered on a campus wide tobacco free policy, and also include focus areas such as: worksite wellness, breastfeeding friendly workplace and education and policies regarding nutrition and physical activity. To learn more about the benchmarks for Child Care Center WellSpots and to get your child care center moving Well-Ahead, take the Child Care Center Assessment ! (hyperlinked to the assessment) You can also click here [link to child care implementation guide] to download a printable PDF guide to becoming a WellSpot. Childcare Center WellSpot Benchmarks All WellSpots must be designated tobacco-free locations. In addition to being tobacco-free, worksites may meet additional wellness benchmarks. Child Care...
  • Worksites
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    WellSpots Worksites are where many Louisianans spend the majority of their time. As a worksite, you have the ability to significantly improve the lives of your employees by making small healthy changes to bring postive impacts on their health. Our worksite benchmarks are centered on a campus wide tobacco-free policy, and also include focus areas such as: worksite wellness, breastfeeding friendly workplace and education and policies regarding nutrition and physical activity. To learn more about the benchmarks for Worksite WellSpots and to get your Worksite moving Well-Ahead, take the Worksite Assessment ! You can also click here [link to worksite implementation guide] to download a printable PDF guide to becoming a WellSpot. Worksite WellSpot Benchmarks All WellSpots must be designated tobacco-free locations. In addition to being tobacco-free, worksites may meet additional wellness benchmarks....
  • Worksites
    http://wellaheadla.com/WellSpots/WellSpot-Benchmarks/Worksites
    WellSpots Worksites are where many Louisianans spend the majority of their time. As a worksite, you have the ability to significantly improve the lives of your employees by making small healthy changes to bring postive impacts on their health. Our worksite benchmarks are centered on a campus wide tobacco-free policy, and also include focus areas such as: worksite wellness, breastfeeding friendly workplace and education and policies regarding nutrition and physical activity. To learn more about the benchmarks for Worksite WellSpots and to get your Worksite moving Well-Ahead, take the Worksite Assessment ! You can also click here [link to worksite implementation guide] to download a printable PDF guide to becoming a WellSpot. Worksite WellSpot Benchmarks All WellSpots must be designated tobacco-free locations. In addition to being tobacco-free, worksites may meet additional wellness benchmarks....
  • Hospitals
    http://wellaheadla.com/WellSpots/WellSpot-Benchmarks/Hospitals
    Wellspots Because hospitals touch the lives of so many from such a broad cross-section of local communities, your hospital is in a unique position to be able to have a significant impact on the health behaviors of both staff and patients. Our hospital benchmarks are centered on a campus wide tobacco-free policy as well as worksite wellness programming for staff and health education for patients. To learn more about the benchmarks for hospital WellSpots and to get your hospital moving Well-Ahead, take the Hospital Assessment . (hyperlinked to the assessment) You can also click here [link to hospital implementation guide] to download a printable PDF guide to becoming a WellSpot. Hospital WellSpot Benchmarks All hospital WellSpots must be designated tobacco-free locations. In addition to being tobacco-free, hospitals may meet additional wellness benchmarks....
  • Restaurants
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    WellSpots Because so many of us enjoy spending time with family and friends at restaurants, restaurants have a great opportunity to impact the health of their communities. By doing things like adopting a comprehensive smoke-free policy, offering and promoting healthy menu options, and offering healthier preparations at no upcharge, you are helping to make the healthy choice the easy choice for Louisiana residents. To learn more about the benchmarks for restaurant WellSpots and to get your restaurant moving Well-Ahead, take the Restaurant Assessment. (hyperlinked to the assessment) You can also click here [link to restaurant implementation guide] to download a printable PDF guide to becoming a WellSpot. Restaurant WellSpot Benchmarks All restaurant WellSpots must be designated smoke-free locations. In addition to being smoke-free, restaurants may meet additional wellness benchmarks....
  • Health Equity
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    © 2015 Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals Health Equity Title One Page Title Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Cras porta congue lacus sollicitudin placerat. Aliquam at eros congue eros lobortis imperdiet. Fusce aliquet dolor eu diam pretium, viverra pulvinar dolor feugiat. Etiam malesuada dictum purus, non sollicitudin nibh fermentumin. Quisque non libero sollicitudin, congue odio sit amet, eleifend quam. Aenean nunc nisi, viverra ac nunc auctor, sagittis rutrum tellus. Title Two Title Link One Title Link Two Title Link Three Title Link Four Title Link Five Additional Cessation Resources Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available....
  • Our Mission
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    Louisiana Communities to a Healthier Future The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospital’s Office of Public Health, Health Promotion Team is mobilizing communities across the state, developing community resource linkages, and increasing the access to healthier environments through the Well-Ahead Louisiana brand. The Health Promotion Team promotes chronic disease prevention efforts in Louisiana by providing a coordinated investment of prevention funds, establishing basic community based health interventions, and strategic targeting of systems level health interventions to the residents of Louisiana in a more streamlined and efficient way. Health promotion fosters a statewide community based network that promotes health in all places and spaces, connecting organizations across the state to the resources that will make healthy living easily accessible to each and every person. Our...
  • Worksites
    http://wellaheadla.com/WellSpots/WellSpot-Benchmarks/Worksites
    WellSpots Worksites are where many Louisianans spend the majority of their time. As a worksite, you have the ability to significantly improve the lives of your employees by making small healthy changes to bring postive impacts on their health. Our worksite benchmarks are centered on a campus wide tobacco-free policy, and also include focus areas such as: worksite wellness, breastfeeding friendly workplace and education and policies regarding nutrition and physical activity. To learn more about the benchmarks for Worksite WellSpots and to get your Worksite moving Well-Ahead, take the Worksite Assessment ! You can also click here [link to worksite implementation guide] to download a printable PDF guide to becoming a WellSpot. Worksite WellSpot Benchmarks All WellSpots must be designated tobacco-free locations. In addition to being tobacco-free, worksites may meet additional wellness benchmarks. Worksites...
  • Schools
    http://wellaheadla.com/WellSpots/WellSpot-Benchmarks/Schools
    WellSpots Schools can make a major impact in the health of their students and staff. Our school benchmarks are centered on a campus wide tobacco free policy and a school wellness program that includes physical activity and nutrition components for both students and staff. The foundational elements of a good school wellness program are: Establish a School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)/Wellness Committee. Complete an assessment of your school health environment. Create and implement a school wellness policy. To learn more about the benchmarks for School WellSpots and to get your School moving Well-Ahead, take the School Assessment . (hyperlinked to the assessment – 2.3.1) You can also click here [link to school implementation guide] to download a printable PDF guide to becoming a WellSpot. School WellSpot Benchmarks All school WellSpots must be designated tobacco-free locations and have an established SHAC...
  • Hospitals
    http://wellaheadla.com/WellSpots/WellSpot-Benchmarks/Hospitals
    Wellspots Because hospitals touch the lives of so many from such a broad cross-section of local communities, your hospital is in a unique position to be able to have a significant impact on the health behaviors of both staff and patients. Our hospital benchmarks are centered on a campus wide tobacco-free policy as well as worksite wellness programming for staff and health education for patients. To learn more about the benchmarks for hospital WellSpots and to get your hospital moving Well-Ahead, take the Hospital Assessment . (hyperlinked to the assessment) You can also click here [link to hospital implementation guide] to download a printable PDF guide to becoming a WellSpot. Hospital WellSpot Benchmarks All hospital WellSpots must be designated tobacco-free locations. In addition to being tobacco-free, hospitals may meet additional wellness benchmarks. Hospitals Level...
  • Chronic Disease
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  • Test Page
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    Cessation Resources Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Test Page Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Copyright © 2015 Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals Page Title Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Cras porta congue lacus sollicitudin placerat. Aliquam at eros congue eros lobortis...
  • Heart Disease/Stroke
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    © 2015 Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals Heart Disease/Stroke Prevention Efforts Our team's efforts, in partnership with the Center for Disease Control's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, work to improve cardiovascular health through public health strategies and policies that promote Healthy lifestyles and behaviors. Health environments and communities. Access to early and affordable detection and treatment. We need more information here on what health promotion specifically is doing about these issues. Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention The mission of Health Promotion's Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) work is to provide public health leadership to improve cardiovascular health for all, reduce the burden of these health outcomes, and to eliminate disparities associated with heart disease and stroke. Title Link One Title Link Two Title...
  • About | Well-Ahead Louisiana
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    pretty proud of our way of life in Louisiana. Although, improving our wellbeing doesn't have to mean giving up our favorite things like good food, great music and legendary festivals. Rather, it means making smart choices so we can enjoy our favorite things even longer. Small choices towards wellness, enabled by the environments we're in every day, allow us the opportunity for balance. Together we can shape a future that gives us the chance to feel better and enjoy life a little longer. The Challenge: Louisiana is… 48 th in Overall Health 44 th in Outcomes 49 th in Determinants 48 th in...
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