BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA
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RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE PROPOSED COUNTYWIDE WELLNESS POLICY
RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Mateo, State of California, that
WHEREAS, the County’s 2025 vision is to create a healthy, livable, prosperous, environmentally conscious and collaborative community for our employees and the public that we serve; and;
WHEREAS, it is widely acknowledged that wellness programs are the best long-term solution to containing ever-rising employer medical costs. Wellness programs help employees be healthier, more productive, and use fewer medical services; and
WHEREAS, in January 2009, the County established a labor-management Wellness Committee to draft a proposed County Wellness Policy; and
WHEREAS, the proposed Wellness Policy seeks to engage employees as partners in assuring their best possible health and in reducing preventable health care costs for both our employees and the County.
NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY DETERMINED AND ORDERED that the Board of Supervisors hereby adopts the proposed Countywide Wellness Policy.
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