Winners announced in 2014 flu campaign

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 3:45pm

Capital Health's 2014 influenza immunization campaign this winter recorded a slight percentage increase in uptake. Employee Health’s final tallies indicated 5,298 people were immunized, about 45 percent of the internal community compared with last year’s 43 percent. Of those vaccinated this season, there were 4,388 staff, 118 volunteers and 792 others (physicians, students or contractors). 

The 2014 coffee break prize winners are listed below:
 
Coffee break for patient care departments
  • Highest participation rate for a department with more than 90 employees: Hemodialysis (50 percent) Sponsored by Johnson’s Insurance. (LOGO)
  • Highest participation rate for a department with between 30 and 90 employees: Nurse educators (81 percent)

Coffee break for non-patient care departments

  • Highest participation rate for a department with more than 90 employees: Pharmacy Operations (54 percent)
  • Highest participation rate for a department with between 30 and 90 employees: Microbiology - Bacteriology (74 percent)

Coffee break draw for department with  fewer than 30 employees:

  • ECFPH Off Hlth Central Nova: (29 percent)

A big thank you to all staff, managers, physicians and volunteers who supported this year’s campaign.