Healthy Businesses

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HEAL has launched our Healthy Business Challenge! The challenge encourages businesses to implement workplace-wide projects and activities that impact health and wellness of their employees.

As part of this Challenge, criteria have been developed in three categories:  Healthy Eating, Physical Activity and Overall Wellness.  Businesses can select criteria they plan to implement from these lists.  The Progress Report is designed to be a working document and can be filled in throughout the Challenge period as tasks are completed.  Varying level of points are earned for completion of criteria.  All businesses achieving a minimum of 4 pts/category will receive a “Healthy Business” designation.

The Challenge is open to all businesses (profit and nonprofit) that have employees and an office/facility in Washington County.  Forty-two businesses, ranging between two employees and 3,000 employees, have registered for the pilot year. Over 10,000 employees will be working in a company that is striving to create healthier environments for their employees.  See a full list of businesses below.

A special thanks to Herald-Mail Media for setting up the registration on the Healthy Washington County site and to the Michael G. Callas Charitable Trust for making the pilot year possible.
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Already signed up? Download a copy of HEAL’s Workplace Wellness Toolkit to help you create a wellness plan that fits the needs of your business and employees. 

Participanting Businesses 

Albright Crumbacker Moul & Itell
Arc of Washington County, Inc.
Brook Lane Health Services
Caldwell Manufacturing
Capital Women’s Care
Change Health
City of Hagerstown
Cumberland Valley Insurance, Inc.
David Lyles Developers
Emily Keller – Farmers Insurance
Fahrney Keedy Home and Village
Family Healthcare of Hagerstown
First Data
First United Bank & Trust
Fit in BoonsBoro
Gold’s Gym
Hagerstown Suns Baseball
Hagerstown YMCA
Hagerstown- Washington County Chamber of Commerce
Head Start of Washington County, Inc.
Herald-Mail Company
High Rock Studios
Hub Labels
Humane Society of Washington County
Jennifer’s Elite Pet Sitting
Kaplan University
Kipe’s Upholstery
 Maccaferri, Inc.
Meritus Health
Middletown Valley Bank
MS Johnston Co
Plamondon Companies
Sheila’s Jewelry & Loan
Stay Home Senior Services of MD
Turning Point, a Program of Way Station
United Way of Washington County
University System of Maryland at Hagerstown
Washington County Commission on Aging
Washington County Health Department
Washington County Public Schools
Weiss Bros
Wolters Kluwer