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    2021 Recongized HMBs

    We are pleased to announce our recognized businesses for 2021! Fourty-two businesses received recognition this year and represent businesses of all sizes from all over Maryland. Businesses were eligible for three levels of recognition: Exemplar (the highest level), Pacesetter, and Standout. ​

    Businesses have well-established worksite wellness practices that promote a culture of health at all levels. Their work is guided by a workplace health improvement plan, and implement all four strategies: (policy, programming, benefits and environmental supports). These businesses and organizations conduct evaluation activities which is used to inform future planning and implementation.

    AstraZeneca Frederick
    AstraZeneca Gaithersburg
    Atlantic General Hospital
    Battelle National Biodefense Institute 
    Carroll County Health Department 
    Charles County 
    Choptank Transport
    City of College Park 
    Corporate Office Properties Trust
    Easton Utilities 
    Garrett College
    Garrett County Public Schools
    Hood College
    Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay 
    Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc. 
    Maryland Public Television 
    MedStar Health Research Institute 
    MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital
    Montgomery County Public Schools
    The Arc of Washington County 
    University of Maryland, Baltimore 
    Wicomico County Public Schools
    WSSC Water


    Pacesetter businesses have established worksite wellness practices and workplace health improvement plans. They implement at least three strategies: (policy, programming, benefits and environmental supports). Pacesetter businesses and organizations conduct some evaluation activities, with opportunities for growth.

    Choptank Electric Cooperative 
    Educators Benefit Services
    Family Healthcare of Hagerstown 
    Venable LLP 
    Legal & General America ​


    Standout businesses have established worksite wellness practices and workplace health improvement plans. They implement at least two strategies (policy, programming, benefits and environmental supports). 

    Anne Arundel County Government 
    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield 
    CBIZ, Inc. 
    Frederick County Public Schools 
    Frederick Health  
    Howard County General Hospital 
    Medifast Inc. 
    Nymeo Federal Credit Union 
    St. Mary's County Health Department  
    Talbot County Government 
    The Emmes Company, LLC 
    Western Maryland Hospital Center 

    Congratulations to all of our 2021 Recognized Businesses! 

    ​For more information on how to join Healthiest Maryland Businesses or for information on the recognition process, please contact the HMB coordinator at: mdh.hmb@maryland.gov.​