Congratulations to McCreary and Wayne Counties for being awarded the Healthy Kentucky Policy Champions of the Year for 2018 from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky! Pictured are (left to right): Shannon Beaty, Health Educator I, Wayne County Health Department; Samatha Sexton, Health Educator I, McCreary County Health Department; Kay Morrow, McCreary County Librarian, Sue Singleton, McCreary County Board of Health Member; Judge Executive Doug Stephens, McCreary County Board of Health Member; Unknown; Judge Executive Mike Anderson, Wayne County Board of Health Member.
Karen was awarded due to a personal letter from one of her clients strongly expressing his appreciation for her support and caring.
Ricky was awarded for bringing his personal spray washer to clean the building and for helping a co-worker out by changing a flat.
Kathy was awarded for encouraging a family for which she provides HANDS services to call the ambulance for an ill grandmother Kathy felt was having a stroke. With her encouragement, the family called the ambulance, and the grandmother was hospitalized.
Brigette was awarded for returning to the building and working late to assist a Harm Reduction/Syringe Exchange participant with our services.
Susan was awarded for securing donations of furniture, baby supplies and transportation for her needed clients.
April was awarded for assisting a 5 year old child, who had wondered miles from home, reunite with her mother.
Sherri was awarded for all the extra effort she has had to put in during the medical leave of a co-worker; and, during the recent Pertussis outbreak.
2017 County of Excellence: Wayne County In 2003 the Lake Cumberland District Health Department re-instituted selecting an annual “County of Excellence”. The winning county is awarded for scoring highest across a wide variety of quality and performance measures such as productivity, patient satisfaction, utilization review, show rates and collections. Previous Counties of Excellence 2017 Wayne County 2016 McCreary County 2015 Taylor County 2014 Wayne County 2013 Wayne County 2012 Taylor County 2011 Green County 2010 Russell County 2009 Taylor County 2008 Russell County 2007 Wayne County 2006 Green County 2005 Casey County 2004 Taylor County 2003 Green County
Congratulations Ashley Poynter Ashley was awarded for leaving work on break and using her own money to buy shoes and socks for two needy children.