WorkWell Award winners. Courtesy Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber via Facebook.

The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber recognized local ​employers who are committed to making health and wellness a priority in their workplaces through its WorkWell Awards.

Through a selection committee, the nominees were ranked in the following categories — healthy eating, physical activity, and tobacco cessation.

Pierce Transit took home the WorkWell Gold Award for its physical activity, healthy eating, and tobacco cessation initiatives, including a physical activity challenge administered via an app to encourage participation.

Additional award winners included:

WorkWell Silver Award

WorkWell Bronze Award

Active Transportation Advocate Award

Happy Heart Award