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Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health

Posted on: April 9, 2021

LDCPH honors 2021 Health Champions for roles during COVID-19 pandemic response


As part of National Public Health Week 2021, Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health honored its local health officers and Douglas County Emergency Management staff for their work and leadership during the community’s COVID-19 response.

LDCPH also honored the 2020 Health Champions after not being able to celebrate them in April 2020 due to the pandemic.

All honorees received awards during a socially distanced ceremony at Maceli’s on April 6, as part of National Public Health Week, which is celebrated each year during the first week of April. Watch video links below of the acceptance speeches from each honoree.

2020 Douglas County Health Champions 

2021 Douglas County Health Champions for service to the community during the pandemic 

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