City earns its third wellness award

The City of Minneapolis was one of 81 worksites that earned a 2011 Wellness by Design Award from Hennepin County. This is the third Wellness by Design Award the City has earned.

The City was presented with a Silver award on June 23 in recognition of its wellness efforts during 2010, which included:

Hennepin County’s Wellness by Design Worksite Award recognizes employers for finding unique and innovative ways to ensure healthy work environments and encourage healthy employee lifestyles. Award winners have enacted policy, made environmental changes and provided creative programming that provides employees with nutritional and physical activity choices and opportunities that can reduce the high rate of overweight and obesity, create healthier environments and reduce chronic disease.

July 6, 2011

Published Jul 6, 2011