Pictured left to right –Janet Cowherd, RN, BSN, Diabetes Educator for Green County and Renny Smith, RN, School Nurse for Green County High School receiving the traveling trophy! Green County High School was recently recognized as the 2016 Diabetes Awareness Champion! The school raised $308 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation by selling paper sneakers that were displayed the school office to show support as well as students paying to wear pajamas and hats on a designated day.
Cindy was awarded for coming in on the weekend to assist with the Cumberland County Health Fair, and for her general support of the Health Policy and Promotion Division.
Joanie was awarded for researching how to get 5 cholestech machines for free, a $7,000.00 value.
Thanks to all the staff and board members of the Lake Cumberland District Health Department. Learn more about public health at: APHA: Public Health Thank You.
Sam was awarded for helping teach a child who had made a mess in the bathroom the responsibility of cleaning after themselves and for teaching the child proper hand washing technique.
Jennifer was awarded for providing a meal gift card for a family and for helping them secure transportation to Nashville to stay with a premature child.
Kim was awarded for going above and beyond providing support to the Environmental Program in Casey during a staff shortage.
Kathy was awarded for the extra support she gave a patient who needed help securing diabetes test strips.
Destiny was awarded for taking over grant-writing duties, fielding questions and handling Humana Vitality supplies while her supervisor was off on family medical leave.
Gail was awarded for overseeing preparations and covering the Local Board Meeting for Cumberland County while Cumberland’s Office Manager was out on family medical leave.