Call for nominations for Public Health Appreciation Awards

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Public Health & Human Services Dept. • 320 West Second Street, Suite 605 • Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: (218) 726-2096 •

Linnea Mirsch




February 8, 2017

CONTACT: Amy Westbrook, Public Health Division Director


County requests nominations for Public Health Achievement Awards 

St. Louis County Public Health is seeking nominations from the public to recognize individuals or groups who have made significant effort to improve the health of residents or communities in St. Louis County. The Public Health Achievement Awards will be presented during the St. Louis County Board meeting on Tuesday, April 4, which coincides with National Public Health Week.


Winners will be selected based on their leadership, Public Health contributions, community health improvement outcomes, collaboration and advocacy. The deadline to submit a nomination is Monday, March 6. 


St. Louis County began presenting Public Health Achievement Awards last year through an internal nomination process. Ruby's Pantry and Eversmiles Pediatric Dentistry were recognized for their Public Health contributions, collaboration and service. This year, the recognition program is being broadened to seek nominees from the public.


More information, including a nomination form and instructions, area available online at or by calling (218) 725-5210.