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NCBGH Culture of Wellness Award

In memory of Chris Coté - NCBGH founder and Wellness Advocate

This statewide award recognizes the best employer wellness programs in North Carolina. 

Are you a North Carolina employer with a great “Culture of Wellness”?   

If so, let us know by applying now.  Applications are open until February 24, 2023, and winners will be announced at the NCBGH Spring Forum on April 28. 

Click here for the application to apply now!

Programs are 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

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

Congratulations to our 2022 winners:

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