Friday, August 11, 2017

Pasco District Recognized as Healthiest Employer in America

Land O’ Lakes, FL – (August 11, 2017) – Pasco County Schools once again has been recognized as a one of the 100 Healthiest Employers in the country.

The school district was ranked 35th on the 100 Healthiest Employers list in 2014. The exact ranking for 2017 will be announced at an exclusive top 100 Healthiest Employers happy hour on Monday, September 18.

In the last five years, Pasco County Schools has won numerous awards for health and wellness for taking proactive steps to employee wellness like eliminating smoking on all district property and opening two additional wellness centers. Other awards include:

  • Platinum and Silver Fit Friendly Workplace awards from the American Heart Association,
  • Organization Health Champion award from the American Diabetes Association, and
  • Florida Healthiest School Districts silver medal from the Florida Coordinated School Health Partnership, Florida Action for Healthy Kids, and Florida Association of District School Superintendents.

Healthiest Employers is an awards program that recognizes organizations that proactively shape the health of their employees. To date, Healthiest Employer has served as a resource to over 8,000 U.S. employers that represent 60 million employees. This program is conducted by Springbuk, a health analytics company. Learn more at and