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2019 Mississippi Healthiest Workplace Awards

ABOUT 

The Mississippi Healthiest Workplace Awards recognizes the top employers from across the state who show excellence in providing employer health and wellness programs and healthy workplace environments. Employers who practice evidence based comprehensive health management programs improve their culture, engagement and value. This program is a collaboration of the Mississippi Business Group on Health, the Mississippi Business Journal, the Mississippi State Department of Health, and the Mississippi Association of Self-Insurers.


WHO CAN APPLY

Any Mississippi employer can compete in both the public and private and based upon number of employees:

PRIVATE SECTOR

    • Small (1-99)
    • Medium (100-249)
    • Large (250-749)
    • Mega-Large (750+)
    • Health Care Systems (public and private)

PUBLIC SECTOR

    • City
    • County
    • College or University ( public or private)
    • State Agency, Board, and Commissions (see SEWP below)

HOW TO APPLY

The first step is to become a 2018 Recognized Healthy Employer by taking the survey and meeting the standards for recognition.  Any company can complete the survey during the entire year. The Awards application period is from January 1st until May 31st of each year. Please click here for information you will need to complete the online survey. 

TAKE YOUR RECOGNIZED HEALTHY WORKPLACE SURVEY!

If you meet the requirements, you will be sent a recognition toolkit to include press releases, images for promotion, and ideas on how to promote within your organization. 

There are many opportunities in Mississippi to learn more about improving your score. 

The final step once your become a Recognized Healthy Employer is to complete your 2019 Healthiest Workplace Awards application. This application will be launched on January 1st, 2019. The following link is to the OLD 2018 Healthiest Workplace Awards application - 2018 Healthiest Workplace Award Application


STATE EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAM - SEWP

State agencies who are under the purview of State Employee Wellness Program will be recognized from the internal process using the CDC Health Scorecard for the Recognized Healthy Employer and Healthiest Workplace Awards.  Any questions from agencies should be director to Mr. Brad Martin, Director of the State Employee Wellness Program, james.martin@msdh.state.ms.us. 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FINALISTS AND WINNERS

The 2018 Healthiest Workplace Awards finalists are announced and the winners will receive their awards at the annual luncheon on July 26th, 2018. Each winner and finalists will receive a plaque in recognition of their accomplishment and showcased in the Mississippi Business Journal's Special Issue Magazine. Click here to view photos from last year's event.



The Mississippi Business Group on Health is the state's most powerful voice for employers in employer health and health care. 

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