Sheetz Shwellness Center
“This is a state-of-the-art health and wellness center. This creates an environment for our employees to be actively involved and more responsible for their health and wellness,” said Bill Young, director of compensation, benefits and risk.
Sheetz, along with its partner Marathon Health, will use medical staff to provide acute care, preventive screenings and individual health and wellness coaching to employees and their eligible dependents. The Shwellness Center is intended to help Sheetz employees improve their overall health by creating awareness of their own health conditions, while allowing them to better manage their medical care costs. All services are offered to eligible employees and dependents free of charge, which includes a staff of Licensed Nurse Practitioners, a Registered Nurse, a Registered Dietician and a Certified Medical Assistant.
In addition to the onsite Health Center, the impressive facility includes a full Fitness Center with top of the line cardio and strength equipment, a quarter-mile outdoor track and a group exercise room. Employees enjoy the use of large locker rooms, complete with showers, towel service and saunas. Employees will also have the option of participating in healthy living, disease management and lifestyle classes in the Learning Center portion of the building. The Learning Center also boasts technology that will be used to deliver many of the health and wellness resources to remote employees across the 6 states in which Sheetz operates.
“This means our employees are one step closer to improved ‘shwellness,’” said Sheetz President Stan Sheetz. “This facility is a complete health and wellness center that is uniquely Sheetz”.
“The Sheetz Center for Shwellness will be the hub for all future wellness initiatives, bringing convenient health resources to local employees, as well as using technology to bring similar wellness resources to employees outside the immediate area,” says Travis Eckels of Marathon Health. “Our clinical staff is committed to helping people improve their lives through health education, motivation and individual coaching. Our onsite team of health care practitioners establishes meaningful relationships with employees and is available to them exclusively as they work together to reach their personal goals.”
The 11,000-square-foot building, designed by Hayes Large Architects, Altoona, is the first Leadership of Energy and Environmental Design-certified building in Blair County, which is the nationally recognized certification for Green Buildings.