Salinas ValleyMemorial Healthcare System has been recognized by the American HeartAssociation as a gold Start! Fit-FriendlyCompany. This award signifies Salinas Valley Memorial's dedication to aculture of healthy lifestyle choices and physical activity in the workplace.
SVMHS has an employee gym available to staff and physicians, classes and presentations aboutexercising and healthy eating habits, a smoke-free policy for employees andvisitors along with classes help employees quit smoking, heart-friendly meals,monthly newsletter, and weekly AppleByteemail alert featuring health tips. The Healthcare System also sponsors a numberof exercise events throughout the year including Relay for Life, Heart & Sole Race and the Exercise Challenge.