Springfield, VT (March 25, 2022) – Springfield Hospital is pleased to announce that it has received the 2022 Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness-Gold Level Award. This award is presented each year by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and the Vermont Department of Health to worksites that encourage their employees to establish a healthy environment in which to work and create programs that help reduce chronic disease and support emotional wellbeing. “Having a supportive, healthy environment at work is beneficial to both employees and their families,” says Janet Lyle, Springfield Hospital’s VP of Human Resources. “We are pleased with this recognition by the State of Vermont and will continue to promote positive healthy initiatives for our employees,” continued Lyle. “We thank you for your commitment to health and wellness at your workplace, especially during these unique times,” says Ashwinee Kulkarni, Public Health Specialist with the VT Department of Health.