LEWISTON — St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center was recognized as a Gold Level recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites recognition program.

The program is a catalyst for positive change. Worksites throughout the nation can be part of the initiative by making the health and wellness of their employees a priority. St. Mary’s was recognized as a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association’s My Heart. My Life. initiative for:

• Offering employees physical activity support;

• Providing/increasing healthy eating options at the work site;

• Promoting a wellness culture;

• Implementing at least nine criteria as outlined by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture.

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