Launched: November 21, 2022
Delaware County Govt Director Howard Lazarus and Board of Well being Chair Rosemarie Halt offered a decision on behalf of Delaware County Council on November 21 to acknowledge the onerous work and dedication of the Delaware County Well being Division in recognition of Nationwide Public Well being Thank You Day.
Nationwide Public Well being Thank You Day is acknowledged annually to honor these within the public well being discipline who play a vital function within the well being and security of the residents they serve. Public Well being employees reply to conditions that always put their very own well being and security in danger they usually have responded to many crises over time, together with HIV/AIDS, most cancers, influenza, substance use problems, and COVID-19. Nationwide Public Well being Thank You Day was established to indicate appreciation to those that work within the public well being discipline.
The Delaware County Well being Division was established in 2021 throughout an unprecedented pandemic that offered distinctive challenges for a particularly populated and various county. Since then, the Delaware County Well being Division workforce, below the route of Melissa Lyon, has labored to advertise wholesome behaviors, stop damage and illness, and guarantee and promote optimum well being for all Delaware County residents.
County Council expresses a deep gratitude to the Delaware County Well being Division workforce and all of these within the public well being discipline who tirelessly work to guard the well being and well-being of Delaware County residents.