Seventy-six organizations in Hennepin County – including BerganKDV recently received the 2019 Wellness by Design Award for excellence in worksite wellness. The award recognizes organizations that make employee health a priority through creative and effective wellness initiatives. Hennepin County Public Health hosted the award ceremony at the Maple Grove Community Center.
Wellness by Design Awards are presented to Hennepin County employers that demonstrate accomplishments in management support, wellness infrastructure, communication and programming directed at improving employee health.
“Our wellness committee at BerganKDV works diligently to support our teammates in their efforts to live a healthy lifestyle,” said Human Resources Manager Marie Campion, “From biometric screenings to wellness related lunch & learns and more, we cover the five elements of well-being: career, community, financial, physical and social to help our employees achieve optimal health and well-being.”
Worksite wellness programs are of value to both the employee and employer. They can improve employee performance, increase engagement, lower healthcare costs and build community. Effective programs create a culture of health that affect all employees.