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BID-Plymouth Recognized as an AHA Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite
Date
06/14/2016
Description
For the second year in a row, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth (BID-Plymouth) has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more.

“The health and wellness of our employees and their families are important priorities and are a part of the strategic initiatives at BID Plymouth Hospital. We are honored and excited to be recognized by the American Heart Association for the second year in a row as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite,” said Lisa Berry Barbosa, Vice President, Human Resources. “We’re committed to providing the best workplace environment possible. This will benefit our employees’ health, the health of their families, and produce even more positive results for our worksite overall.”

Platinum-level employers:
- Offer employees physical activity options in the workplace.
- Increase healthy eating options at the worksite.
- Promote a wellness culture in the workplace.
- Implement at least nine criteria outlined by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture.
- Demonstrate measurable outcomes related to workplace wellness.

The Fit-Friendly Worksites program is a catalyst for positive change in the American workforce by helping worksites make their employees’ health and well-being a priority.

Recognition is a critical component of the Fit-Friendly Worksites program. Employers that join this program qualify for official recognition by the American Heart Association. They are listed on the program’s national website.

For more information about the Fit-Friendly Worksites program and how it’s helping to improve the health of Americans by focusing on the workplace, visit heart.org/worksitewellness.

BID-Plymouth
275 Sandwich Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 746-2000

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