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Healthy Communities Awards Nominations Accepted Through Feb. 5th

Reminder: Healthy Communities Awards Nominations Accepted Through Feb. 5
Award finalists will be honored during Public Health Week in April


Jan. 29, 2018 – There is only one week left to nominate outstanding community partners for the Denver Healthy Communities Award, which recognizes exemplary public and private organizations and nonprofits that are leading the way in public and environmental health.


Hosted by Denver’s Department of Public Health & Environment, the HCAs celebrates organizations, projects or individuals engaged in efforts to protect and/or improve the health of Denver’s environment, residents, buildings and pets. Nominees can include those promoting clean air, land and water; those improving food or child safety; those increasing access to healthy food, healthy built environments or activities that promote healthy pets; and those improving the lives of animals or the community at-large. 

 

Nominations will be accepted through Feb. 5 at www.denvergov.org/HCAwards in the following categories:

  • Public and Environmental Health Innovation
  • Excellence in Compliance
  • Public and Environmental Health Good Neighbor


Nominees can include public, nonprofit and private organizations, and individuals. City agencies are not eligible to apply.


Winners will be announced at a recognition event during the week of April 2 during National Public Health Week.

For more information visit www.denvergov.org/HCAwards.

 

The Department of Public Health & Environmental (DDPHE) is Denver’s nationally-accredited public health agency. The divisions of DDPHE are: Animal Protection and Shelter, Community Health, Environmental Quality, Office of the Medical Examiner, and Public Health Inspections.

 

For more information about DDPHE, visit www.denvergov.org/PublicHealthandEnvironment or follow us on www.twitter.com/DDPHE