Explore St. Louis Makes Health and Wellness a Priority

Friday November 3, 2017

By Explore St. Louis Guest

For Immediate Release


St. Louis Business Journal Recognizes Explore St. Louis as Finalist for Healthiest Employers

 ST. LOUIS (Nov. 3, 2017) – The St. Louis Business Journal recently named Explore St. Louis as a finalist for their 2017 Healthiest Employer recognition. Explore St. Louis takes pride in its efforts encouraging employees to live an active and healthy lifestyle.

“We are dedicated to the wellness of our employees and I’m excited about our progress over the past five years since we implemented our formal wellness program,” said Nila Tuckson, vice president of Human Resources for Explore St. Louis.  “We have seen a significant improvement in our overall health within the organization and I thank our employees for their participation and appreciation of the programs.”

Some key components of Explore St. Louis’ wellness program include an annual health fair, on-site health screenings, flu shot clinic, monthly fruit and healthy snack options, fitness boot camp, walking program, health and wellness lunch and learn presentations, and a newly added weight loss and smoking cessation program offered at no cost through the organization’s medical provider.

Explore St. Louis is the driving force behind St. Louis’ $5 billion convention and tourism industry, the official destination marketing organization of St. Louis City and County and operator of the America’s Center Convention Complex.

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