The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce has named its 2017 WorkWell Award winners.

The awards recognize local employers who are committed to addressing workforce health issues and making health and wellness a priority in the workplace.

The “Gold” designation was given to employers who implemented changes to all three categories; Healthy Eating, Physical Activity, and Tobacco Cessation. Those businesses were Albers & Company; CHI Franciscan Health; MultiCare Health System; Pierce Transit; and the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.

“Silver” designees implemented changes to two of the three categories. Those companies were Better Business Bureau Northwest and Brown & Brown of Washington, Inc.

The Active Transportation Advocate award, given to a company that provided encouragement and incentives to their employees for using active transportation, went to Multicare Health System.

Happy Heart Designees, who demonstrated a broad and long-term commitment to employee health and well-being, were Albers & Company; Better Business Bureau Northwest; CHI Franciscan Health; MultiCare Health System; Pierce Transit; and the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.