Amery Hospital & Clinic Earns Family Friendly Worplace Certification

4/27/2017


April 25, 2017

Amery, Wisc. - Amery Hospital & Clinic recently received Gold Level certification as a Family Friendly Workplace™ from the United Way St. Croix Valley’s Success by 6 initiative. This certification recognizes businesses that actively invest in programs and practices that support employees and their families.

The family friendly practices Amery Hospital & Clinic was recognized for included employer contributed Health Savings Account; employer provided Flexible Spending Account; a Flexible Schedule for employee family issues and more.

“Becoming Family Friendly certified not only strengthens our mission to improve health and well-being in partnership with our patients and community, but it also reinforces our commitment to our employees. We currently partner with the Success by 6 program. The program heightens our Children’s Health initiative which encourages growth and development while providing family centered care,” said Amery Hospital & Clinic CEO Debra Rudquist. “Family centered care supports the whole family, so becoming family friendly certified is another way we can improve the well-being of our communities and employees.”

Family Friendly Workplace™ is a program of United Way St. Croix Valley’s Success by 6, developed specifically for employers in Pierce, Polk and St. Croix Counties. Businesses can achieve certification by earning points for family friendly practices. There are three certification levels, bronze, silver and gold. Certification fees paid by the business support educational programs and service delivery for early childhood development.

For more information on Family Friendly Workplace™ certification go to FamilyFriendlyWorkplace.org. You can also contact Tom Holland; Community Impact Director; United Way St. Croix Valley at tom@unitedwaystcroix.org; 715-377-0203 ext. 106

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