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Mayor's Health and Fitness Awards - Healthiest Workplaces

Is your workplace the healthiest place to work in Austin? The most innovative?   Compete to find out!  To compete for any of the following awards, workplaces must first be Mayor's Health and Fitness Council Certified (Bronze, Silver, or Gold certification levels qualify).
Award Categories

  • Mayor's Healthiest Workplace: For-profit or Non Profit*
  • Mayor's Healthiest Workplace: School District or Government Organization
  • Most Innovative Wellness Program
  • Rising Star Award


*This award will be provided in each of the following size categories:
          Under 50 (less than 50 employees)
          Small (50-249 employees)
          Medium (250-500 employees)
          Large (>500 employees)

How are awards determined?

The Mayor's Healthiest Workplace Awards will be determined by combining the following scores:

  • Most recent partner certification score the workplace received. Must have been received within 2 years.  Up to 100 points possible.
  • Bonus points. Workplaces that are certified at the Silver level receive 10 bonus points and worksites at the Gold level receive 20 points.
  • Community engagement and Innovation question points.  Up to 35 points possible.‚Äč
  • The Rising Star award is given to the workplace showing the largest gain in their score from the previous year.
  • The Innovation Award is determined by Question #4 on the Community engagement and Innovation Questionnaire.

What is the application deadline?

To be considered for the 2017 Mayor's Health and Fitness awards, applications are due by close of business on Monday, July 31, 2017.  Applications received after this date will be considered for the 2018 awards.

When will awards be given out?

Awards will be given out at a yearly awards ceremony.  The 2017 Mayor's Health and Fitness Awards Ceremony is tentatively scheduled for September 2017.