Community Hospital receives Healthy Business Leader designation

Lana Birch
Lana Birch

Community Hospital in Grand Junction has been recognized as a Health Links Certified Healthy Business Leader, a designation that reflects efforts to foster a workplace culture of health and safety.

“We are extremely proud to have earned this certification for the third year in a row and plan to continue our efforts to provide the best possible programs for our employees,” said Lana Birch, wellness coordinator at Community Hospital.

“Being a healthy business is important to our organization for our culture and commitment to our employees,” Birch said.

Health Links is a program of the Center for Health, Work and Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health. An online tool assesses participating businesses on their health and safety efforts. Advisors offer assistance and connect businesses with resources.

As a Certified Healthy Business Leader, Community Hospital has demonstrated its efforts to hold supervisors accountable for supporting health and safety, integrate health and safety into the workplace, prevent workplace injuries and extend health and safety services to employee families and the community.

Community Hospital offers a variety of interventions and challenges in its wellness program to promote areas of improvement identified during annual employee screenings.

Community Hospital offers a range of services, including those related to labor and delivery, medical and radiation oncology and plastic surgery. For additional information, call 242-0920 or visit the website at www.YourCommunityHospital.com.