MyHealth by Portage Health is an employee wellness collaboration service offered to businesses.
More than 75% of employer's healthcare costs and productivity losses are attributed to employee lifestyle choices.
As an employer, the ROI from educating your employees to make better life-choices comes in the form of:
This program is an affirmation of our mission: To improve the health of our community by providing the highest quality healthcare services. As the area’s leading healthcare provider, we have access to the experts and this program is:
* Portage Health was awarded Platinum Status by the American Heart Association in July 2011.
Joni ErkkilaWellness Coordinator
Phone: (906) 483-1562
While spring seems synonymous with allergies, several irritants arrive in the fall and take their toll on allergy sufferers. But several steps can help curb symptoms.
Lyme disease is the most common tick borne disease in the United States. In Michigan, there is an incident rate of about 1 per 100,000 residents. The incidence of Lyme disease is 30 times higher in our closely neighboring
March is Parenting Awareness Month. The earliest choice parents can make to ensure their child gets the best right from birth is to breastfeed. It is the natural way, and as long as a mother and child are able to, it's the healthiest and most affordable choice for both mother and child.
Obesity has become one of the leading health concerns in our country and Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula is not immune. Obesity has become a major concern in our area, with more than 25 percent of our adult community obese. In addition, more than half are overweight.
As life's events unfold, the inevitable aches and pains associated with injury, illness, and age eventually set in and affect our quality of life. Experiencing pain is expected, but living with pain is not necessary and in most cases physical therapy can significantly reduce or relieve pain.
An average person sleeps about a third of the day, roughly six to 10 hours. That time is actually the most important part of the day, as it determines mental and physical health for the remainder of the day.
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