About the Wellness by Design award
The county recognizes and shares your successful employee health promotion efforts with the Wellness by Design award which now occurs every other year.
For 2015, the county added a +Green designation to recognize worksites who do their part to minimize their impact on the environment.
The 2017 Wellness by Design award will be presented to worksites for health promotion efforts occurring in 2015-2016.
The award application is now open and applications are due by Friday, March 24, 2017.
Fill out the 2017 Wellness by Design award application online.
Any worksite in Hennepin County can apply.
If you require a word document application or have application questions, contact Linda Brandt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-596-1511.
2014-2015 Wellness by Design winners
More than 80 organizations and businesses received the Wellness by Design award. Read summaries about the winners (DOC).
Watch award winners' videos
Reasons to apply for the award
Past winners cite three top reasons to apply for Wellness by Design recognition:
1. Increase your program's visibility and buy-in from employees.
"We really appreciated the award, which is displayed at our front desk. The more attention to this topic the better!"
2. Increase management support for wellness.
"Wellness by Design has been a great way to get my company leaders excited about wellness."
3. Benchmark your efforts with other top worksite programs.
"We have used this award to educate our management and employees about how we met the criteria of the gold award. It has helped the "legitimacy" of our wellness program and recognizes what we need to in the future..."
See all past winners 2006 - 2015 (PDF)