This is the second year in a row that the University has been honored with the award, which recognizes institutions that promote a culture of health at all levels.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore recently received a Healthiest Maryland Businesses Wellness Exemplar Award for the second year in a row.
According to the group, the Exemplar Award means that "businesses have well-established worksite wellness practices that promote a culture of health at all levels. Their work is guided by a workplace health improvement plan, and implement all four strategies: policy, programming, benefits, and environmental supports. These businesses and organizations conduct evaluation activities which is used to inform future planning and implementation."
The group previously issued gold, silver, and bronze awards. UMB won the Gold Award in 2019 and 2020.
Launch Your Life wants to thank UMB employees for participating in the events and utilizing the resources for which the University advocates, which encompass physical, mental, social, and financial wellness. We greatly appreciate your feedback in making Launch Your Life and other aspects of wellness on campus a success as we improve the services for your well-being.
Recognized businesses will be honored at this year's Maryland Health and Wellness Symposium on Sept. 8.
Launch Your Life will be sending the Wellness Exemplar Award logo through the Launch Your Life email list for employees to affix to their signatures if they wish. If you would like to be added to the email distribution list, email HRWell@umaryland.edu.