National Public Health Week, April 4-April 10
SARASOTA COUNTY -Today, Friday, April 8, Children’s World Uniform Supply, a worksite of 12 employees, received a “Platinum” level Healthy Sarasota County Worksite designation certificate. Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) Health Officer Chuck Henry and Cara Williams, the program’s coordinator co-presented the certificate to Tim Holliday of Children’s World Uniform Supply. Tim was flanked by several store employees who proudly displayed their 5210 Healthy Lifestyle bracelet and pedometers provided to them by DOH-Sarasota.
“We typically think of larger organizations supporting employee wellness; however, DOH-Sarasota through the Healthy Sarasota County Worksite Initiative, reaches out to businesses of all sizes including retail organizations,” says Ms. Williams. Children’s World Uniform Supply is one of nine worksites in Sarasota County to achieve milestones in seven high-impact target areas -healthy eating, physical activity, stress reduction, tobacco cessation, illness prevention, breastfeeding support and drug-free workplace. The designation levels, Platinum, Gold, Silver, or Bronze recognize new or existing efforts to improve employee health based on total points
|Healthy Sarasota County Worksite Designation Logo|
The presentation, coincided with National Public Health Week,