Avera Queen of Peace among 5 Fit-Friendly Worksites in SD
Five South Dakota organizations, including one in Mitchell, have been recognized as Fit-Friendly Worksites by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more.
Avera Heart Hospital, Sioux Falls; Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell; DAKOTACARE, Sioux Falls; GE Capital, Rapid City; and Sioux Steel Company, Sioux Falls, were each recognized as Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksites. Fit-friendly 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 six criteria outlined by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture.