2012 Flu Shot Campaign Prizewinners

Friday, January 11, 2013 - 2:20pm

Kudos to those who've already gotten their flu shot, and special congratulations to this year's prizewinners:

Coffee Breaks

Patient care departments

  • Highest participation rate for a department with more than 90 employees: Hemodialysis (36 per cent)
  • Highest participation rate for a department with between 30 and 90 employees: Nurse educators (76 per cent)

Non-patient care departments

  • Highest participation rate for a department with more than 90 employees: Pharmacy Operations (36 per cent)
  • Highest participation rate for a department with between 30 and 90 employees: Clerical Diagnostic Imaging (56 per cent)

Draws

Department with highest participation rate and fewer than 30 employees

  • Radiation Wait Time Guarantee team (83 per cent)
  • East Coast Forensic Hospital Administration (100 per cent)

All employees, $40 prize:

  • Ken Toombs, Pharmacy
  • Kim Wallace, Hemodialysis

Air Miles draws (courtesy of Johnson Inc.)

  • Mary Eisan, Twin Oaks (Grand Prize, 1500 Air Miles)
  • Carolyn Lohnes, Cytopathology (500 Air Miles)
  • Teresa Davidson-Jones, Hematology (500 Air Miles)

Flu Champion prizes

  • Champion who immunized the most people (500 Air Miles): Sue Lowthers, Hants Community Hospital
  • General draw for all champions ($40): Darlene Lace, Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital

Thanks also to those who shared their reasons for not getting a flu shot. This helps us build a better understanding of the barriers to flu shot participation. The winner of a lunch bag from Employee Health is Amanda MacEachern.