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Public Health Achievement Awards
 

Do you know a group or individual whose efforts have improved the health of others in St. Louis County? If so, you can nominate them for a St. Louis County Public Health Achievement Award.

 

Through these awards, the St. Louis County Board of Commissioners and the Public Health and Human Services Department recognize and honor community organizations, businesses or residents who demonstrate a commitment to improving the health of individuals, families and communities in the County. The Public Health Achievement Awards will be presented during the St. Louis County Board meeting on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, which occurs during National Public Health Week.

 

Honorees will be chosen based on the following criteria:

  • Leadership – Nominee has demonstrated leadership abilities through work and service.
  • Public Health Contributions – Nominee has demonstrated originality and innovation in creating solutions to public health problems and has contributed to advancing improvements in the health status of the community through work and service.
  • Community Health Improvement – The activities of the nominee have contributed to successful outcomes, bringing positive change and improving the health status of the community.
  • Collaboration – Nominee has promoted collaboration and cooperation among individuals, organizations, agencies and the people served by the St. Louis County Public Health Division. 
  • Advocacy – Nominee has been involved in promoting health and healthy behaviors, and/or protecting the health and safety of County residents.
 
All nominations must be submitted by March 6, 2017 to:

Amy Westbrook, St. Louis County Public Health Division Director

320 West 2nd Street, Duluth, MN  55802
Fax: 218-725-5282 | Phone: 218-725-5267
 

 
 
2016 Public Health Achievement Awards honorees
 

St. Louis County presented its first Public Health Achievement Awards in 2016. Honorees included Eversmiles Pediatric Dentistry (below) and Ruby's Pantry (bottom photo). The organizations were recognized for their outstanding Public Health contributions, collaboration and service,  which improved the health of individuals, families and communities in St. Louis County.

2016 Public Health Achievement Award - Eversmiles Pediatric Dentistry

2016 Public Health Achievement Award - Ruby's Pantry