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Target Corporation Makes Getting and Staying Healthy Easier
Date:5/18/2009

New wellness tools, information technology and innovative partnerships help promote prevention and support the health of our communities.

MINNEAPOLIS, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) today announced two innovative partnerships and new wellness resources designed to support the company's increased focus on health and wellness. This announcement is part of the company's commitment to employees (called team members) and their families.

Target has partnered with RedBrick Health to pilot a wellness program that includes advocates who are available to assist team members with all things related to health. In addition, Target also announced today that it is a founding member of the Alliance to Make US Healthiest, a new coalition that strives to help U.S. citizens become more physically and emotionally healthy.

These partnerships are in addition to the company's wellness programs that focus on prevention and wellness resources, including:

  • Preventive care that covers 100 percent of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended care
  • Access to a broad array of tools and resources available to all team members, some of which include:
    • A toll-free NurseLine open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help determine the appropriate level of care
    • A new Target Health & Wellness Web site which provides tools such as online health coaches, a personal health record, a health risk assessment, and information from leading industry experts on a variety of health topics
    • A variety of other resources including an Employee Assistance program, onsite clinics, discounts for many national fitness center memberships and discount Weight Watchers programs


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