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Healthiest Maryland Businesses, the state’s initiative to support healthy workplaces, is seeking applicants for the Wellness at Work Awards. The purpose of the awards is to recognize Maryland employers for their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. Employers are eligible to earn a Gold, Silver, or Bronze award.
Launched in 2010 and based at the Maryland Department of Health, Healthiest Maryland Businesses assists businesses by creating customized wellness plans, setting wellness goals and monitoring progress. Six regional coordinators around the state provide personalized guidance to businesses of all sizes. Hundreds of businesses have signed on to take advantage of this free program.
“Our goal is to help employers achieve their mission by elevating employee wellbeing,” explains Angela Blair, Coordinator for the Capital Region, which includes Frederick, Montgomery, and Prince George’s counties. “Workplaces can make it easy for employees to eat healthier, get more physical activity and make other lifestyle changes that improve their health.”
To be eligible for an award, businesses must be a current member of Healthiest Maryland Businesses (non-members, click here to join) and complete an online application. Deadline to apply is April 2, 2018. The application and additional details can be found here.
For more details, please see the press release.