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Health & Wellness Services

Create a culture of health awareness and help your employees move toward a healthier lifestyle by offering Avera’s suite of health and wellness screenings – all backed by the expertise of the Avera health system.

Comprehensive Health Screening Services

Take advantage of the convenience and flexibility of our onsite, private screenings, which you can choose and customize to fit your company’s wellness needs and goals.

Your employees will also benefit from:

  • Personal attention during face-to-face screenings
  • Convenience of jobsite screenings
  • Speed and insight of immediate results which give an overall picture of their health
  • Confidentiality

In addition, you’ll have access to health risk assessments, education and health promotion services.

Wellness Screenings

Wellness screenings include immediate results and the opportunity to review results with an Avera health professional. Common testing options include:

  • Body composition
  • Blood glucose
  • Blood pressure
  • Flexibility
  • Nicotine swab
  • Non-fasting or fasting cholesterol
  • Personal lifestyle and health habits questionnaire
  • Physical fitness


Provide important immunizations for your employees, including:

  • Flu shots
  • Hepatitis B shots
  • Tetanus shots

First Responder Programs

Equip your employees with the knowledge and tools they need to help in the event of a medical emergency with American Heart Association Heartsaver courses, such as:

  • Heartsaver CPR
  • Heartsaver First Aid
  • Heartsaver Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Bloodborne Pathogens

Physical Activity Assessment

Engage employees by testing their endurance and fitness levels with the following assessments:

  • 3-minute step test
  • Push-ups
  • Curl-ups
  • Sit-n-reach

Driving for Life Assessment

Help employees correlate the importance of a healthy weight with the ability to drive safely with our Driving for Life assessment which includes:

  • Body composition (height, weight, BMI and body fat percentage)
  • Waist circumference
  • Neck circumference
    • Sleep apnea education
    Healthy Prostate Assessment

Offer your male employees a prostate assessment, which helps them identify their risk for prostate cancer and includes:

  • Venipuncture blood collection
  • Confidentially mailed results and education to employee’s home address

Tobacco-Free Assessment

Encourage your employees to live tobacco-free with our assessment that includes a test for cotinine, a component of nicotine, as well as:

  • Individual mouth-swab device
  • Results within 10 minutes
  • Brief consultation on tobacco cessation

Nutrition Quality Assessment

Give your employees the opportunity to review their current nutritional habits and compare them to national recommendations with:

  • An individual evaluation of diet and eating habits
  • A personalized plan for recommended intakes

Create a Healthy Bottom Line

When you offer a customized health and wellness program, you can enhance your employees’ well-being, trim your health care costs, and increase overall productivity and morale. We can even track and measure the effectiveness of your health and wellness efforts to demonstrate bottom line profits.

Find a Location

Work with Avera business health specialists to create the mix of services that’s right for you, your employees and your business.


Businesses based in the Sioux Falls region, benefit from the expertise and comprehensive business health packages offered by Avera@Work. After a full assessment of your business health, you’ll receive a personalized recommendation of the employee health and wellness tools that best fit your needs. Learn more about Avera@Work.

Moving Health Forward

Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

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