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City of Stillwater recognized as a Certified Healthy Business

Released:Mar 02, 2017

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / March 2, 2017) – The Oklahoma State Department of Health recognized the City of Stillwater as a Certified Healthy Business for 2016.

This is the third year in a row the state department certified the City, signifying its commitment to making wellness a priority in the workplace.

“We’re proud to offer an extensive Wellness program to our employees and covered spouses, which includes access to a 24-hour access fitness facility, a Fitbit group and more,” Human Resources Manager Christy Luper said. “Receiving this special designation shows we continue our tradition of making the City a healthy and positive place to work and visit.”

Similarly, the League of American Bicyclists also named the City as a bronze level Bicycle Friendly Business this past September for its efforts to promote health and accommodate bicycle transportation to its employees and the community.

Read more about this recognition at http://stillwater.org/news/view/id/123

The Certified Healthy Business program began in 2003 as a way to recognize businesses that are working to improve employee health. To receive a recognition award, a business must be smoke-free indoors and outdoors and meet the required points for their business size.

More information about the program is at http://certifiedhealthyok.com/business/.

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