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Unsung Hero Award

Public health is at its best when we don’t realize it’s serving us – this award is for those who work hard every day to protect and promote public health in whatever capacity is needed, and with a commitment to excellence. The new award recognizes an individual, department or organization who has positively influenced public health in Maine from behind the scenes. This award was new for 2019.

Past recipients of the Unsung Hero Award:

  • Peggy Haynes (2023)
  • LA Emergency Task Force (2022)
  • Maine Access Immigrant Network Community Health Worker Team (2021)
  • Jesse Harvey (2020)
  • Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (2019)