Current Member Highlight
TPH, Sudbury, Simcoe-Muskoka
Congratulations to three alPHa member public health units for meeting Canada Health Infoway's Public Health Social Media Challenge - Toronto [1st Place], Sudbury [2nd Place] and Simcoe-Muskoka [Judges' Award for Innovation]. Check it out here!
Previous Member Highlights
Congratulations to Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health for successfully concluding a 7-year quest for new and improved offices for their Orangeville and Guelph locations. The official ribbon cutting ceremonies are scheduled on September 3rd for Orangeville and October 1st for Guelph. Check out the virtual tours for the new offices here:
Do One Thing: On May 27-28, 2014 the Northwestern Health Unit will be holding the Do One Thing conference at the Whitecap Pavilion in Kenora. The conference will bring together the most influential minds in Northwestern Ontario. Participants will learn, network, and engage in discussions about improving the health of residents through the themes of community, workplace, and partnerships. Please go here for program and registration information.
Rethink Your Drinking!
Check out this collaboration by 9 health units in southwestern Ontario -
Chatham-Kent, Elgin-St. Thomas, Grey Bruce, Huron, Lambton,
Middlesex-London, Oxford, Perth, Windsor-Essex.
Check out Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit's Health Equity Framework- their approach to addressing the social determinants of health. A great set of resources!
Hats off to Niagara Region Public Health for embracing technology in their innovative Mom + Baby 2B prenatal app.
Check out the Sudbury District Health Unit SDOH resources and video, Let's Start a Conversation About Health...And Not Talk About Health Care At All