Sonya was awarded for traveling to a neighboring county to accommodate a patient’s work schedule to assure their STD treatment was administered.
Congratulations April Tuggle April was awarded for assisting a 5-year-old child, who had wondered miles from home, reunite with her mother.
Pictured L to R: Shawn Crabtree, Executive Director of LCDHD; Lora Beth Spears (Wayne County Health Department), Courtney Roberts (Casey County Health Department), Chasity Patterson (Cumberland County Health Department), and Stuart Spillman, Director Environmental Health Chasity, Lora Beth, and Cortney were awarded for going out of their way to help provide for the safety and welfare of a young runaway who was under-dressed in the cold weather.
Pictured L to R: Sylvia Ferrell, HANDS Director; Shawn D. Crabtree, Executive Director; Wilda Morris, Public Health HANDS specialist; and Donna Keen, Pulaski County HANDS team leader. Wilda was awarded for going the extra mile with a family whose child was still-born and for making the baby a handmade dress.
Megan was awarded for her impressive case management of a woman who had a rare diagnosis breast lump, and for the extra lengths she went to in order to assure a correct diagnosis. She did this while being a new supervisor, training new staff, and working through the Hepatitis A outbreak.
Congratulations to Dr. Richard Miles who received the Kentucky Public Health Association’s Russell E. Teague Award for significant contributions to public health in his efforts to promote Harm Reduction/Syringe Exchange Programs in the Lake Cumberland Area. Dr. Miles is a Russell County Board of Health Member.
Brian and Leroy were awarded for moving a large refrigerator from the District main office to the annex while the electricity was off to save $20,000 worth of Cholestech cassettes.
Bridgett was once again awarded for all the extra assistance she provided one of her patients in securing medication and housing.
Sue was awarded for several acts of altruism in regards to collecting items for the needy over the holidays.
Bridgett was awarded for the extra effort she put into finding housing and a medication refrigeration for a needy client.