AWARD WINNERS — Members of the Oneida County Health Department’s Clinical Services Division pose for a photo after the department’s selection as a 2017 New York State Public Health Works! Honor Roll awardee. (Photo submitted)

Oneida County Health Department Clinical Services Division honored

Published May 14, 2017 at 9:00am

The Oneida County Health Department Clinical Services Division was selected as a 2017 New York State Public Health Works! Honor Roll awardee. Clinical Services was selected for the award based on its dedication to the field of public health; clinic staff always strives to meet the needs of the community. Clinical Services Division staff work in public health because they are committed to our community and protecting and improving the health of our citizens. 

The Honor Roll was established to highlight the key role public health workers play in protecting and promoting the health of all New Yorkers. New York State Department of Health realizes that at the heart of all successful public health initiatives are outstanding people who promote and protect the public’s health and safety. The Honor Roll hopes that in honoring people that they then will encourage other public health workers to aspire to a high level of skill and dedication.

The Public Health Works! Honor Roll recognizes the local public health workforce as an essential component of the public health agenda to make New York one of the healthiest states in the nation.

Phyllis D. Ellis, county health department director, “congratulates all of the Clinical Services Division on their recent accomplishment and thanks them for their level of commitment for all they do for their community.”

At the heart of all successful public health initiatives are the workers who promote and protect the public’s health and safety, Ellis added.