Eight healthy SD&G businesses get awards

One of the silver winners in the Workplace Health Awards was the Winchester District Memorial Hospital. Pictured, from left, receiving the award are Joan Merkley (ONA Rep), Steve Gibson (CUPE Rep), Michelle Blouin (Sr. VP Corporate Services), Julie Graham (EOHU), Cholly Boland (CEO), Jennifer Nelson (Corporate Services) and Janice Banford (Employee Health Services). (Photo/Eastern Ontario Health Unit)

SD&G – Maintaining a healthy lifestyle it not only a personal reward but it comes with bragging rights.

Eight businesses in SD&G and Prescott-Russell have received Workplace Health Awards from the Eastern Ontario Health Unit.

Here are the award winners and the level of award they received:

  • Cornwall Electric – platinum
  • Glengarry Memorial Hospital – gold
  • Cornwall Community Hospital – gold
  • St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation – gold
  • The SD&G Children’s Aid Society – silver
  • City of Cornwall Social and Housing Services – silver
  • Winchester District Memorial Hospital – silver
  • Glengarry Outreach – Carefor – bronze

The EOHU says this businesses are helping to make a difference in the lives of their employees, their families, and their communities.

To learn more about the Workplace Health Promotion Program, call the health unit at 613-933-1375 or 1-800-267-7120 and ask for Health Line. There’s also information in the Workplaces section of the EOHU website.

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