Public Health Service's Mission: "Protect and enhance the health of the community by promoting health, preventing disease, and communicating public health information."
The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) Public Health Services is proud to announce the 13th Annual Live Well San Diego Public Health Champion Awards. These awards recognize the extraordinary achievements, by an individual and organization, in areas of public health services that protect and promote the health of San Diego County residents. The awards were created to recognize the role of public/private collaboration in advancing optimal health and wellness in the County’s diverse populations. This year’s theme award will recognize achievements related to National Public Health Week‘s (NPHW) 2014's theme:
Public Health: Start Here!
Today’s Public Health Professionals are Helping Individuals and Communities Navigate the Changing World of Public Health
The Live Well San Diego Public Health Champion Awards Ceremony is a component of the County of San Diego's Live Well San Diego initiative, a 10-year strategic vision for improving health and wellness and combating the toll of chronic diseases, including obesity.
The Awards Program will be held in early April 2014 in conjunction with National Public Health Week at the County Administration Center.
This year the categories are as follows:
Live Well San Diego Public Health Champion Awards - Theme: “Public Health: Start Here! Today’s public health professionals are helping individuals and communities navigate the changing world of public health”
Live Well San Diego Public Health Champion Award - Individual
Live Well San Diego Public Health Champion Award - Organization
Live Well San Diego Public Health Champion Award - Regional (One award given in each of the six HHSA regions and Aging and Independence Services.)
Timeline for Awards:
|January 31, 2014||Deadline for submission of applications
|March 2014||Final awardees notified
|April 11, 2014||Public Health Champion Awards Ceremony
County Administration Center, Board Chambers (Room 310)
from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Reception to follow in County Administration Center
Please contact Joselyn.Hall@sdcounty.ca.gov or by phone at (619) 692-5692 with any questions or concerns.