Delta Dental of Arizona Named One of the State's Top Employers for Healthy Living

Healthy Arizona Worksites Program Recognizes Delta Dental as a Gold Award Recipient


GLENDALE, Ariz. (Feb. 8, 2019) - Delta Dental of Arizona has maintained a culture of healthy living, keeping oral health, physical health and financial health as key components of its employee wellness initiatives. The state’s top dental insurer is now being recognized by Healthy Arizona Worksites Program (HAWP) and Arizona Department of Health Services for a third time as a leader in worksite wellness in Arizona. HAWP’s Gold Award signifies that Delta Dental of Arizona has implemented evidence-based health initiatives to improve the well-being of their employees, employees’ families and communities.

Delta Dental was among approximately 50 Arizona companies to meet HAWP’s gold eligibility requirements this year. Gold recipients not only set new goals and implement programs, but show they have tracked and documented outcomes and behavioral changes.

“As a dental health care provider, wellness is at the core of our organization,” said Jason Neifield, director of human resources at Delta Dental of Arizona. “Employees who are healthy, feel supported and are proud of their employer are more productive and create a culture of positivity. This culture allows us to serve our customers in an exceptional way and provide for the community in which we operate.”

  • Delta Dental of Arizona’s efforts to support employee health and wellness include:
  • Paid time off for dental appointments
  • Discounted medical premiums for tobacco-free employees
  • On-site wellness seminars covering topics like stress management, colon cancer screening and nutrition
  • Annual wellness fair with free, on-site biometric screening and flu shots
  • A dedicated and private lactation room with comfortable seating, private refrigerator and reading materials

Learn more about Delta Dental of Arizona’s healthy initiatives and job openings by visiting


The Healthy Arizona Worksites Program
HAWP is a public health initiative developed through a partnership between the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. This statewide program provides Arizona employers with training, technical assistance, tools and resources to design, implement and evaluate worksite wellness initiatives. For more information, visit

About Delta Dental of Arizona
Delta Dental of Arizona is the leading dental benefits provider in Arizona, serving more than 1.2 million enrollees and more than 3,500 contracted dentists across the state. Passionate about oral health and its importance to generations of families, Delta Dental of Arizona has worked for more than 45 years to improve oral health by emphasizing preventive care and making dental coverage accessible to a wide variety of employers, groups and individuals. For more information about Delta Dental of Arizona, visit