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NMC Honored With Gold Standard Award for Worksite Wellness

Northwestern Medical Center recently earned a 14th consecutive award from the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports and the Vermont Department of Health. NMC was one of many businesses all around the state that was honored – this year earning the top level Gold Standard Award.

“To earn this honor for 14 years is a remarkable accomplishment and underscores how deeply committed NMC is to a culture of wellness,” said Karen Staniels, Director of the Northwestern Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Center who oversees Lifestyle Medicine and the Healthy U program at NMC.

The awards are designed to highlight and recognize what worksites from around the state are doing to promote the health and wellness of their employees. The organizations that receive the awards vary in size, industry and location but they all have a common thread, a commitment to workplace wellness.