2021 Recongized HMBs

We are pleased to announce our recognized businesses for 2021! Fourty-two businesses received recognition this year and represent businesses of all sizes from all over Maryland. Businesses were eligible for three levels of recognition: Exemplar (the highest level), Pacesetter, and Standout. ​

Businesses have well-established worksite wellness practices that promote a culture of health at all levels. Their work is guided by a workplace health improvement plan, and implement all four strategies: (policy, programming, benefits and environmental supports). These businesses and organizations conduct evaluation activities which is used to inform future planning and implementation.

AstraZeneca Frederick
AstraZeneca Gaithersburg
Atlantic General Hospital
Battelle National Biodefense Institute 
Carroll County Health Department 
Charles County 
Choptank Transport
City of College Park 
Corporate Office Properties Trust
Easton Utilities 
Garrett College
Garrett County Public Schools
Hood College
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay 
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc. 
Maryland Public Television 
MedStar Health Research Institute 
MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital
Montgomery County Public Schools
The Arc of Washington County 
University of Maryland, Baltimore 
Wicomico County Public Schools
WSSC Water


Pacesetter businesses have established worksite wellness practices and workplace health improvement plans. They implement at least three strategies: (policy, programming, benefits and environmental supports). Pacesetter businesses and organizations conduct some evaluation activities, with opportunities for growth.

Choptank Electric Cooperative 
Educators Benefit Services
Family Healthcare of Hagerstown 
Venable LLP 
Legal & General America ​


Standout businesses have established worksite wellness practices and workplace health improvement plans. They implement at least two strategies (policy, programming, benefits and environmental supports). 

Anne Arundel County Government 
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield 
CBIZ, Inc. 
Frederick County Public Schools 
Frederick Health  
Howard County General Hospital 
Medifast Inc. 
Nymeo Federal Credit Union 
St. Mary's County Health Department  
Talbot County Government 
The Emmes Company, LLC 
Western Maryland Hospital Center 

Congratulations to all of our 2021 Recognized Businesses! 

​For more information on how to join Healthiest Maryland Businesses or for information on the recognition process, please contact the HMB coordinator at: mdh.hmb@maryland.gov.​