Taney County Health Department announces 2023 Public Health Champion
The Taney County Health Department (TCHD) is proud to present House of Hope with the 2023 Public Health Champion Award. TCHD staff annually nominate an individual or community partner who has made a difference in public health during the previous year. The Public Health Champion Award is presented annually as part of National Public Health Week, celebrated during the first full week of April.
House of Hope received three of five nominations, one of the nominations reads: “This organization has demonstrated true grit and resilience over the years as they continue to love and serve the Branson community. They are always ready to take action, implement solutions, and face challenges head on with grace and strength. House of Hope truly lives up to their namesake. They selflessly give hope, and hope is what inspires and empowers us to move out of difficult situations. This organization is a true leader in promoting the wellbeing of our residents, and we are incredibly fortunate to have them serving in our community and fiercely advocating, every day, for every person that comes through their doors.”
Criteria for the award include individuals or organizations that set an example or lead public health efforts, collaborate with other organizations, educate, and promote the wellbeing of residents and use creative solutions to benefit all residents. The team at House of Hope consistently serves our community by coming alongside people in need and helping them figure out the best path forward. This may be through finding stable housing, employment, or community connection.
TCHD thanks House of Hope for all their work throughout the past year in supporting the public health needs of the community. Congratulations on this much deserved award.
For more information contact the Taney County Health Department at 417-334-4544, visit our website at www.taneycohealth.org, or like our Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest pages.