Healthy Michigan Worksite Awards presented to six employers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 28, 2020

CONTACT: Lynn Sutfin, 517-241-2112

LANSING, Mich. – Six employers were recently awarded Healthy Michigan Worksite Awards by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) for investing in wellness programs designed to improve the health of their workforce.

This award recognizes employers across the state that are using the Designing Healthy Environments at Work tools, and actively investing in wellness programs intended to improve the health of their workforce. Awardees have demonstrated a commitment to their culture of health by enhancing the work environment along with organizational practices and policies.

These organizations serve as models for other Michigan businesses seeking to develop and promote a culture of health,” said Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, chief medical executive and chief deputy for health for MDHHS. “Their efforts have the potential to improve employee wellbeing and provide for more effective management of healthcare costs.”

Awards are presented to worksites meeting defined criteria for Honorable Mention, Bronze, Silver or Gold status.

2019 Healthy Michigan Worksite Awardees

Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Silver
RJG Inc.
Health Department of Northwest Michigan

Bronze
Kalkaska Memorial Health Center
Cleary University
Livingston Educational Service Agency – Education Center

For more information on the Designing Healthy Environments at Work suite of tools, including the Healthy Michigan Worksite Awards, visit MIHealthTools.org/work.

 

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