Haught and Elliott Awarded For Public Health Excellence

Haught and Elliott Awarded For Public Health Excellence

 

HHSA is honored to announce that our very own Public Health Officer, Dr. Karen Haught, and Public Health Director, Karen M. Elliott, have been awarded the Beverlee A. Myers Award for Excellence in Public Health for 2021 by the California Department of Public Health. Announced in late April, this prestigious award is being issued to Health Officers and Public Health Directors throughout the state and highlights Public Health individuals who reflect leadership and dedication to all aspects of public health. As leaders of Tulare County Public Health, they embody dedication and tenacity by collaboratively working toward reducing health disparities and building a healthier community.

Learn more here: Local Health Executives, Health Officers Recognized with 2021 Beverlee A. Myers Award for Excellence in Public Health – CHEAC

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The Beverlee A. Myers Award for Excellence in Public Health recognizes the contributions of public health and health care services professionals in improving the health status of Californians. Established in 1993 in honor of the late Beverlee A. Myers, the award reflects the leadership and dedication to all aspects of public health improvement exemplified throughout her 25-year career, including her service as director of the California Department of Health Services from 1978 to 1983.

 


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Haught and Elliott Awarded For Public Health Excellence

Haught and Elliott Awarded For Public Health Excellence

HHSA is honored to announce that our very own Public Health Officer, Dr. Karen Haught, and Public Health Director, Karen M. Elliott, have been awarded the Beverlee A. Myers Award for Excellence in Public Health for 2021 by the California Department of Public Health.

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iPads for Seniors

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2022 Walk with a Doc Program

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