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Cayuga Medical Center Recognized
at Gold Level for American Heart Association’s Workplace Fit-Friendly Award
October 20, 2015, Ithaca, NY – Cayuga
Medical Center’s Cayuga Center for Healthy Living has been awarded a national
recognition from the American Heart Association (AHA) for creating a culture of
good health in the workplace.
Cayuga Center for Healthy Living,
a wellness zone of healthy lifestyle living, and rehabilitation of Cayuga
Medical Center has earned the Gold Level Fit-Friendly award for providing
programs for Cayuga Medical Center employees that meet the AHA’s strict
standards. These standards include: physical activity, good nutrition, and a
culture within the organization that offers and promotes a healthy lifestyle to
“For almost ten years, Cayuga
Medical Center (CMC) and CMC’s Nutrition and Dining Services, Cayuga Center
for Healthy Living, and our partners: Island Health & Fitness, and Rasa
Spa, has offered a long list of healthy lifestyle programs to our employees that
include exercise, healthy eating and cooking, weight loss programs, diabetes
care, stroke rehab, and smoking cessation. We are very grateful that their hard
work has been honorably recognized by a national award.” said John Rudd,
president and CEO of Cayuga Medical Center.
To learn more about Cayuga Center for Healthy Living, go to
cayugamed.org or call 607.252.3590.
Medical Center is a state-of-the art medical center in collaboration with
prestigious health care organizations including Cornell University’s Weill
Medical College in New York City, Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY,
Sands-Constellation Heart Institute (SCHI) at Rochester General Health System,
The University of Rochester Medical Center (orthopedics and neurosurgery) and Mayo Medical
Laboratories. For more information on services available at the medical center
and its satellite campuses, please visit cayugamed.org or call (607) 274-4498.
New York 14850-1383