Wednesday, 24 April 2024

Adventist Health Clear Lake achieves Blue Zones Project worksite and restaurant approved status

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Adventist Health Clear Lake has been recognized for its fundamental contribution to improving the health and well-being of the Lake County community.

Blue Zones Project — Lake County has announced that Adventist Health Clear Lake has achieved Blue Zones Project Approved worksite status.

Additionally, their Mountain View Café has also been approved as a Blue Zones Project restaurant.

Blue Zones Project is a community-led well-being improvement initiative focused on changing the built environment to address social determinants of health while making healthy choices easier, and helping people live longer, healthier and happier lives. Employers are in a powerful position to help individuals move more, eat better, and connect.

Adventist Health Clear Lake has earned approved worksite status by adopting employee well-being improvement initiatives to address these and other areas of opportunity.

“This accomplishment is a testament to our commitment to creating a workplace that puts the well-being of our employees first. I am grateful to our team for their dedication in reaching this milestone, and I am excited to see the positive impact it will have on our organization and the lives we touch," said Colleen Assavapisitkul, president of Adventist Health Clear Lake.

“This is such a great accomplishment on our way to completing full Blue Zones worksite certification. Using the Blues Zones best practices in the workplace is helping us achieve our goal of empowering our associates to find purpose and joy in their work as well as thrive in areas of well-being " said Don Smith, director of well-being at Adventist Health Clear Lake.

“Adventist Health’s Blue Zones Project Approvals are yet another testament to their commitment to the health and well-being of our community,” said Blue Zones Project — Lake County Executive Director Jamey Gill. “We are so happy to partner with them and look forward to the future as we continue making Lake County an even healthier, happier place to live, work, and play.”

To celebrate these significant milestones, Adventist Health Clear Lake invites the community to a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, at the hospital's main entrance.

To learn more about the Blue Zones Project, visit https://lakecounty.bluezonesproject.com/.

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