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WINNERS of 1st Annual
Culture of Wellness Awards

NCBGH Culture of Wellness Award

In memory of Chris Coté - NCBGH founder and Wellness Advocate

2022 Winners Were Announced May 6 at our NCBGH Spring Forum

Congratulations to

Alex Lee, Inc (Large Employer Category)
Cleveland County Government (Small/Midsize Employer Category)

Thank you to all employers who applied for this year’s inaugural, statewide award recognizing the best employer wellness programs. 

Programs were evaluated across 7 components:

Leadership Commitment

  • Senior leadership involvement and support

Culture, Foundation , Policies

  • Wellbeing embedded in culture
  • Length of program in place
  • Policies to support wellbeing

Progam Offerings / Tools / Incentives

  • Pillars/Dimensions of Health
  • Onsite, telephonic, digital (online) programs
  • Rewards for participating/engaging

Strategic Planning / Communications

  • Goals and objectives/multi-year strategy
  • Branding of wellness program
  • Channels of communication
  • Components utilized in planning

Reporting Metrics & Evaluation

  • Reporting date utilized for program planning
  • Reporting back to population
  • Means of evaluation

Organization Engagement Data

  • Health risk assessment completion
  • Preventive care visits
  • Disease management engagement

Innovation / Technology

  •  Utilizing technology to meet changing needs of population

NCBGH is pleased to partner with Cigna for development of this award and evaluation of submissions.

Applications were evaluated/awarded by a committee of employers designated by the NCBGH Board of Directors.