Florida Tobacco Cessation Alliance Awards Pasco Schools with Worksite Wellness Silver Award
Crowne Consulting Group, an employee benefits consulting firm specializing in onsite health and wellness centers, is proud to announce that our client, The District School Board of Pasco County, has been awarded the Worksite Wellness Silver Award from the Florida Tobacco Cessation Alliance (FTCA) for comprehensive cessation benefits for employees.
Crowne Consulting Group collaborates with CareHere LLC in operating five Employee Health & Wellness Centers for Pasco schools’ employees, dependents, and retirees. Below are excerpts from a recent Press Release issued on October 6, 2015, by FTCA:
[The Florida Tobacco Cessation Alliance (FTCA) will present a Silver Level Award to Pasco County Schools for their commitment and dedication to their employees’ health and wellness. The school system has an aggressive plan in place to help their employees quit using tobacco products.
“Employee wellness is one of the district’s measured goals, and our comprehensive tobacco cessation program and no-cost, FDA-approved tobacco cessation medications are factors that will help us achieve that goal,” said Kurt Browning, superintendent of, Pasco County Schools.
The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County and The American Lung Association in Florida, both Alliance members, have been working with the school system to get their paperwork in order to be eligible for the award. “We are extremely proud of Pasco County Schools for recognizing the role tobacco use plays in not only overall health but productivity and absenteeism, and the steps they have taken to ensure employees have access to proven-successful services and pharmacotherapy to assist with their cessation efforts” says Kurt Goerke with the Florida Tobacco Cessation Alliance. ]
Visit www.FTCAlliance.com for more information about FTCA. Contact Crowne Consulting Group for employee benefits, wellness, and onsite healthcare solutions for your employees. Crowne’s team looks forward to telling you about the unique solutions that have helped Pasco Schools achieve wellness successes.