INDIANAPOLIS (WTHI) - The American Heart Association is wanting recognize Indiana companies that are dedicated to employee health and wellness.
They are offering their American Heart Associations' free Fit-Friendly Company Program, and qualifying Indiana companies are encouraged to apply.
The recognition is for Indiana companies that are implementing various activities and programs to encourage physical activity, nutrition and culture enhancements such as on-site walking routes, healthy food choices in cafeteria and vending machines, annual employee health risk assessments and online tracking tools.
Companies can complete the free enrollment process by July 31 at http://ffc.heart.org .
With healthcare expenses reaching extreme expenses, wellness programs are a must.
Recognition is a critical component of the Fit-Friendly Companies program.
Employers that join this program qualify for official recognition by the American Heart Association.
They are listed on the program's national Web site, as well as local CEO breakfasts.
Qualifying companies also have the right to use the program's annual recognition seal for internal communications and with external, recruitment-related communications.
Participating companies also get free access to program resources such as Walking Program materials to help promote company wellness programs to employees, internal newsletter templates and consultation on CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) programs.
Release from American Heart Association
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