North Dakota Fit-Friendly Worksites

Updated:Dec 30,2014
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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, 15 North Dakota worksites received Fit-Friendly Awards: 2 Platinum Level and 13 Gold Level  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
University of North Dakota, Grand ForksBasin Electric Power Cooperative, Bismarck
Border States Electric, Fargo
Northern Plains Rail Services, Fordville
Sanford Health Bismarck, Bismarck
Swanson Health Products, Fargo
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks
April 2014 Platinum AwardsApril 2014 Gold Awards
Otter Tail Corporation, FargoCuster Health, Mandan
InterceptEFT, Fargo
KLJ, Bismarck
Lake Region State College, Devils Lake
North Dakota Department of Health, Bismarck
State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck
YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties, Fargo



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
  • 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
  • Walking Clubs
  • Google map-based Walking Paths
  • National Walking Day (1st Wed in April)
  • Physical Activity Tracker
Workplace Wellness Resources at

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