The Woodford County Board of Health is seeking nominations for the Annual Public Health Award. Nominees should be a person who furthers public health principles and practices by providing services in the county. The nominee's public health contribution can be work or volunteer related. Nominees must live or work in Woodford County.

Examples of public health areas of involvement include, but are not limited to disease prevention, health education/promotion, employee wellness, maternal/child health, emergency preparedness, environmental health and other health-related fields.

The following criteria will be used in selecting the recipient of the Public Health Award:

Nominees must:

 

-Live or work in Woodford County

-Promote principles of public health in professional, public or volunteer work in Woodford County

-Network or collaborate with the community to promote public health

-Promote a positive image of public health in Woodford County

-Is viewed as a leader in the community

 

Contributions:

 

-Address a public health concern

-Be creative and/or unique in approach to a public health issue

-Significantly enhance the image of public health while increasing awareness of public health issues

-Contribute to the health promotion efforts

Nominations must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 2, 2020.  Applications are available online at www.woodfordhealth.org. Nominations may be submitted to WCHD during normal business hours, or via email to Hillary Aggertt at haggertt@woodford-county.org.