Kansas Fit-Friendly Worksites

Updated:Dec 29,2014
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We are pleased to announce the final list of Fit-Friendly Worksites for the November 2014 cycle. The November list of awardees totals 1,896 worksites, representing more than 5.5 million employees!

In 2014,  43 Kansas worksites received Fit-Friendly Awards: 6 Platinum Level, 36 Gold Level,  and 1 Worksite Innovation Recognition.

Fit-Friendly Worksites are recognized by the American Heart Association following two application cycles (April 1 and November 1) as employers who go above and beyond when it comes to their employees' health.

Register your worksite for Fit-Friendly Recognition online now!    Our next Fit-Friendly application and renewal deadline is April 1, 2015.  Call your local office for more information.

November 2014 Platinum AwardsNovember 2014 Gold Awards
The University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City
Via Christi Health, Wichita

November 2014
Worksite Innovation Award

The University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City
Aetna, Wichita
BKD, Wichita
Citizens Medical Center Incorporated, Colby
City of El Dorado, El Dorado
City of Paola, Paola
EagleMed LLC, Wichita
Farmers National Inside Property, Olathe
Farmers, Service Operations, Olathe
Garden City Public Schools, Garden City
Haven Grade School, Haven
Overland Park Regional Medical Center,
   Overland Park
PKM Steel Service Inc., Salina
Quest Diagnostics - Kansas, Lenexa
St. John's Military School, Salina
The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection,  
The University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City
UnitedHealthcare, Overland Park
Via Christi Health, Wichita
Wichita State University, Wichita
Zurich, Overland Park
April 2014 Platinum AwardsApril 2014 Gold Awards
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, Inc., Topeka
KCTV/KSMO, Fairway
NIC Inc, Olathe
Waddell & Reed / Ivy Funds, Overland Park
American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood
ARC Physical Therapy, Overland Park
City of Garden City, Kansas, Garden City
CLARCOR Industrial Air, Overland Park
Ericsson, Overland Park
Farmers Insurance, Claims Center 1 and 2, Olathe
FlightSafety Hawker Beechcraft, Wichita
Garmin International, Olathe
Kansas Heart Hospital, Wichita
Medical Society of Sedgwick County, Wichita
OptumRx, Overland Park
Physicians Reference Laboratory, Overland Park
PlattForm Advertising, Lenexa
Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Shawnee Mission
Sunlighten Inc., Overland Park
Washburn University, Topeka



Promoting a wellness culture by providing support to employees and implementing numerous healthy cultural changes is a Win/Win for everyone.
  • Increase productivity
  • Reduce absenteeism
  • Lower turnover, improve employee satisfaction
  • Reduce healthcare costs

My Life Check / Simple 7 Risk Assessment

Nutrition Programs at heart.org/nutrition
  • Healthy diet goals
  • Healthy cooking
  • Dining Out tips
  • Recipes
  • Food Certifcation Heart-Check mark
  • Grocery List Builder
  • National Eating Healthy Day (1st Wed in Nov)
Physical Activity at startwalkingnow.org
  • Walking Clubs
  • Google map-based Walking Paths
  • National Walking Day (1st Wed in April)
  • Physical Activity Tracker
Workplace Wellness Resources at heart.org/workplacewellness

Fit-Friendly Worksite Recognition
  • Quarterly "Heart at Work" provides healthy messages for your newsletters