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City of Garland Recognized with Fit-Friendly Award

The City of Garland has been recognized for the fifth consecutive year as an American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite.
 
The city has been honored four previous years with the Gold Level award. This year it will receive the Platinum Level award for the first time. In addition, the Garland Fire Department is also recognized as a Platinum Level Worksite for the second consecutive year.
 
The criteria for this honor included promoting a wellness culture with various physical, nutritional and cultural activities, while demonstrating measurable outcomes related to workplace wellness. Receiving the award requires hard work and dedication from the department and its employees by demonstrating positive wellness-oriented behavior changes.