American Heart Association Gold Level Fit-Friendly Worksite
2015 American Heart Association Fit Friendly Worksite Recognition
Gold Level Recipient
The City of DeSoto is committed to providing physical activity and wellness opportunities for our employees. We have been recognized as a 2015 Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program.
What is a Fit-Friendly Worksite? The Fit-Friendly Worksites program is a catalyst for positive change. Worksites throughout the nation can be part of the initiative by making the health and wellness of their employees a priority. The City of DeSoto was recognized as a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association’s My Heart. My Life. initiative for:
Offering employees physical activity support.
Providing/increasing healthy eating options at the worksite.
Promoting a wellness culture.
Implementing at least nine criteria as outlined by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture.