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Ellenville Regional Hospital Recognized as an American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite

Worksites take steps to decrease healthcare expenses, increase productivity

(Ellenville, NY) – For the fourth year in a row, Ellenville Regional Hospital has been recognized as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more.

“Physical activity and employee wellness are important priorities at Ellenville Regional Hospital.We are honored and excited to be recognized by the American Heart Association as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite,” said Steven L. Kelley, President and CEO. “We’re committed to providing the best workplace environment possible. This will benefit our employees’ health and produce even more positive results for our worksite overall.”

Gold-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.

 

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

 

For information on Ellenville Regional Hospital, please call 845 647-6400.