National Public Health Week

Outstanding Public Health Leader Award:

In celebration of National Public Health Week, the Wicomico County Health Department will recognize an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the public health and safety of the citizens of Wicomico County. This award is presented in celebration of National Public Health Week that is held annually in April. The winner will be announced at our awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 5th, 2022 at Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. 

Thank you to all who submitted nominations- The winner will be announced April 5th, 2022

National Public Health Week Theme: “Public Health Is Where You Are” 

April 4th-10th, 2022

National Public Health Week is a time for communities around the United States to recognize all of the ways public health impacts our lives. During this week communities across the nation also work together to improve issues that will better the nation’s health.
Click the links below for more information about each day!

Daily Themes: 
Monday  Racism: A Public Health Crisis
Tuesday Public Health Workforce: Essential to our Future
Wednesday Community: Collaboration and Resilience
Thursday World Health Day: Health is a Human Right
Friday  Accessibility: Closing the Health Equity Gap
Saturday Climate Change: Taking Action for Equity
Sunday Mental Wellness: Redefining the Meaning of Health


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