The Mayor’s Health & Fitness Council (MHFC) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, founded in 2004. Its vision is for Austin to be the fittest, healthiest community in America. Its mission is to support and inspire people to improve their health by encouraging physical activity, improved nutrition and tobacco-free living.

The council is focused on providing community connections, building alliances and supporting the implementation of best practices and programs that truly affect positive change to healthy lifestyles.

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Austin Business Group On Health

Austin Business Group on Health

Provides a space for Austin employers to network and discuss best practices for evidence-based benefit design and worksite wellness programs.​

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MHFC Partner Certification

A mutually beneficial workplace wellness recognition program for Austin-based organizations of all types and sizes.

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Browse Our Certified Partners

See the organizations who have taken the step to get certified in the Partner Certification Program

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Mayor’s Healthiest Workplaces

The Mayor’s Healthiest Workplaces Awards recognize Austin/Travis County’s top employers that have fostered a work environment that encourages health and wellness.

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Mayor’s Healthiest Schools

Highlighting schools that have implemented healthy changes to create school environments that support the health and well-being of students.

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Neighborhood Health Champion Award

We are pleased to announce a new program to recognize individuals making a positive impact on their neighborhood’s health.

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