North Dakota Fit-Friendly Worksites

Updated:May 20,2015

We are pleased to announce our April 2015 Fit Friendly Awardees.  Nationally 1,896 worksites were recognized, representing more than 5.5 million employees.

In the Midwest Affiliate, 8 North Dakota worksites received recognition.  Of those, 6 were awarded Gold level and 2 were awarded Platinum level.

Fit Friendly Worksites are recognized by the American Heart Association for employers who go above and beyond when it comes to their employee’s health.

Deadlines to apply annually are November 1st, or April 1st. Contact your local AHA office for more information.

April 2015 Platinum AwardsApril 2015 Gold Awards
North Dakota Department of Health, Bismarck
Otter Tail Corporation, Fargo
Custer Health, Mandan
InterceptEFT, Fargo
Lake Region State College, Devils Lake
National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), Mandan
State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck
YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties, Fargo
November 2014 Platinum AwardsNovember 2014 Gold Awards
November 2014 Gold AwardsBasin 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



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
  • 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