JUPITER, FLA. (JUNE 24, 2014) – Jupiter Medical Center (JMC) was recently recognized as a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Worksite for its continued efforts to provide physical activity and wellness opportunities to employees. The recognition is awarded annually to organizations around the nation by the American Heart Association.
This year, Jupiter Medical Center is among 47 companies throughout Palm Beach County to receive the prestigious Fit-Friendly Worksite seal. To earn the recognition, worksites must offer physical activity support, provide healthy eating options, promote a wellness culture and implement at least nine of the American Heart Association’s criteria in physical activity, nutrition and culture.
“Creating a culture and environment supportive of team member wellness are paramount priorities. We lead by example to regularly demonstrate to our community the critical importance and value of a heart-healthy lifestyle,” said Jupiter Medical Center President and CEO John Couris.
For more information about Jupiter Medical Center, visit Jupitermed.com or call 561-263-2234.
For more information on the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksite Recognition Program, visit www.startwalkingnow.org.
About Jupiter Medical Center
A not-for-profit 283-bed regional medical center consisting of 163 private acute care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and Hospice beds, Jupiter Medical Center provides a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in oncology, imaging, orthopedics & spine, digestive health, emergency services, lung & thoracic, women’s health, weight management and men’s health. Founded in 1979, the Medical Center has approximately 1,500 team members, 575 physicians and 640 volunteers. For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2234 or visit Jupitermed.com.
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