Gold Level Fit-Friendly Workplace
Garfield Medical Center is proud to be an American Heart Association Gold
level Fit-Friendly workplace!
For worksites that fulfill criteria such as offering employees physical
activity support, increasing healthy eating options at work and promoting
a wellness culture. Requirements for Gold level achievement are a minimum
of 25 employees at the worksite, as well as implementing at least six
of the physical activity criteria, two of the nutrition criteria and one
of the culture criteria listed in the application form.
Garfield Medical Center's Wellness Team organizes numerous wellness
activities for employees including:
- annual "Summer Olympics"
- nutrition presentations
- healthy recipe contests
- healthy menu options in Cafeteria
- weight-loss support group
- AHMC Rehab Riders - cycling group
- on-site employee gym
In addition, Garfield employees participate in many events to support nonprofit
organizations such as the Tour de Cure bike ride for the American Diabetes
Association, the annual American Heart Association Heart Walk, and the
OC Walk to Remember benefitting Forever Footprints.