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Healthways to provide health, wellness services to Family Dollar team members

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Family Dollar has inked a partnership with a national leader in health-and-wellness solutions to further drive the retailer's commitment to proactively engage in activities that encourage healthy living.

Family Dollar said its multiyear agreement with Healthways offers the retailer's team members a range of wellness programs to optimize their health. As part of the agreement, Family Dollar is offering its estimated 50,000 full-time and part-time team members a variety of integrated services, collectively known as the Healthways Well-Being Improvement Solution. Some of these services will include Healthways Well-Being assessments, the Well-Being Connect Web-based personal behavior change application, WellbeingGo mobile application, biometric screenings, on-site program management and engagement marketing, health risk coaching, incentive management and wellness competitions and challenges. Healthways assumed responsibility for program management and delivery of services as of Oct. 1.

"We are proud to offer this new program to our team members because fostering opportunities to enhance well-being is crucial to developing a healthy corporate culture and highlights our drive to be a compelling place to work," Family Dollar CEO Howard Levine said. "We are pleased that, through our partnership with Healthways, our team members will have access to transformational technologies and services that are shaping a new age of healthy living."

 

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