Canada Awards for ExcellenceRecipient Profile
York Region Public Health
2019 Gold Recipient
Excellence, Innovation and Wellness®
After independently achieving Silver Level Accreditation against Excellence Canada’s Excellence, Innovation and Wellness® Standard, the divisions committed to working together for Gold Level certification. A Steering Committee conducted gap assessments and began the comprehensive work of coordinating sub-groups, strategizing communications planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating numerous tactics and activities. YRPH is the first Ontario public health unit to receive Gold certification. They ensure staff engagement and measurable improvements towards achieving and maintaining excellence, innovation and wellness throughout the delivery of mandated public health work.
Excellence, Innovation and Wellness® – Silver, 2017