The city of Phoenix has recognized the first 33 FitPHX Business Award winners for completing training on strategies for helping their employees lead healthier lives. The businesses were the first participants in FitPHX’s partnership with the Healthy Arizona Worksites Program, a public health initiative of the Arizona Department of Health Services, the Maricopa County Department of Public Health and the Arizona Small Business Association.
Mayor Greg Stanton and Councilman Daniel Valenzuela honored the 33 award winners at a ceremony on June 3, including: Arizona’s Children Association, Atkins Global, Banner Health, Border States Electric, Central Phoenix Obstetrics and Gynecology, city of Phoenix, Cox Communications, DL Communications, Donor Network of Arizona, Dr. G’s Weight Loss and Wellness, Family Involvement Center, Girl Scouts - Arizona Cactus-Pine Council, Goodmans Interior Structures, JCL Wellness, Karsten Manufacturing, Knight Transportation, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Arizona Chapter, Living The Life I Love, Mountain Park Health Center, National Bank of Arizona, NeuroDiagnostic Laboratories, People of Color Network, Quality Care Network, REDW, SmartPractice, Sprouts, State of Arizona Department of Corrections, Teva Pharmaceuticals, the bagnall company, The University of Arizona College of Medicine –
Phoenix, Valle del Sol, Valley Anesthesiology, Youth Evaluation and Treatment Centers.
Healthy Arizona Worksites training is based on the curriculum offered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Healthy Worksite Program. More information on the program is available online at www.healthyazworksites.org.
FitPHX is a citywide initiative, with the goal of improving health and wellness in the region and making the Phoenix area one of the healthiest in the nation. For more information, visit phoenix.gov/fitphx.