40 Most of Perdue's on-site Wellness Centers include fully equipped “doctor’s offices” staffed by healthcare providers from the community, providing associates and their dependents convenient access to primary care. As of January 1, 2018, we eliminated the copay for associates participating in our health plan to use the Wellness Center, including doctor and other health care provider appointments. Associates can make appointments during work hours and “stay on the clock” during their appointments. Our voluntary Health Improvement Program (HIP) helps associates adopt healthy lifestyles and targets major preventable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, resulting in measurable improvements in associate health and wellness. Top: Associates at Perdue's Wellness Center in Prince George, Va., have access to fresh vegetables at an on-site garden. Right: Ergonomics are an important part of our workplace health and safety program, and not limited to our plants. PEOPLE & PARTNERS: OUR ASSOCIATES