2022

  • Emory University – “Rollins School of Public Health COVID-19 Epidemiology Fellowship Above & Beyond Award” Sheena Norwood, MPH, Epidemologist
  • Douglas County Chamber of Commerce – “Educate-HER! Award” – Lisa Crossman, MS, Deputy Director
  • The Telly Awards – “Bronze Telly Award for Cinematography” – Prescription Medication PSA – Lori Jouty, Public Health Analyst – Overdose Response Specialist
  • Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA) – “Fred Agel Governance Award” – Dr. Romona Jackson Jones, Douglas County Commission Chair and Douglas Board of Health Member
  • Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA)  – “Environmentalist of the Year Award” – Chris Hutcheson, Director,  Center for Environmental Health
  • Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA) – “Barfield Nursing Award” – Ginny Powell, BSN, RN, Clinic Supervisor, Acworth-Kennesaw Public Health Center
  • Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) “Distinguished Budget Presentation Award” – Cobb & Douglas Public Health

2021

  • Douglas County Chamber of Commerce – “Large Business of the Year Award” – Cobb & Douglas Public Health
  • Cobb County Sheriff’s Office – “Meritorious Service Award 2021” – Cobb & Douglas Public Health
  • Douglas County Chamber of Commerce – Advancing Modern Professionals in Douglas (AMP’D) Program – “Top Ten Young Professional of 2021” – Rachel Franklin, Director of Epidemiology & Infectious Disease
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle – “2021 Women of Influence” – Dr. Janet Memark, District Health Director
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle – “Atlanta’s Healthiest Employer” Finalist – Cobb & Douglas Public Health
  • Georgia Public Health Association – “Fred Agel Governance Award” to recognize outstanding commitment and service in the promotion of public health – Carol Holtz, RN, PhD,  Cobb Board of Health Chair
  • Kiwanis Club of Marietta  – “Walter Zeller Fellowship” for outstanding community service  – Lisa Crossman, MS, Deputy Director
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Promising Practice Award – “Retaining Public Health Professionals” – Cobb & Douglas Public Health’s Workforce Administration Team
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Honorable Mention Award/Innovative Practice Category – “2020 Digital Power in Truth Conference” – Cobb & Douglas Public Health’s Adolescent Health & Youth Development Team
  • The Extension – “Dr. Judith A. Hoyt Award for Community Leadership” – Lisa Crossman, Deputy Director
  • Georgia State University – “Preceptor of the Year” – Gurleen Roberts, DrPH, MPH, Director, Office of Quality Management
  • Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting” – Cobb & Douglas Public Health
  • Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) “Distinguished Budget Presentation Award” – Cobb & Douglas Public Health
  • Georgia Government Finance Officers Association – 2021 Government Finance Officers Association Leadership Academy Full Scholarship – Valerie Prince, Director, Center of Administration

2020

  • National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Promising Practice Award – “Make Food Safer with Employee Health Achievers” – Karen Gulley, Environmental Health County Manager – Cobb County and Chris Hutcheson, Director ,Center for Environmental Health
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Promising Practice Award – “A Performance-Based Health Department Approach to Aligning Agency Plans” – Gurleen Roberts, DrPH, MPH, Director, Office of Quality Management
  • Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting” – Cobb & Douglas Public Health
  • Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) “Distinguished Budget Presentation Award” – Cobb & Douglas Public Health
  • Marietta Business Association/Cobb Chamber of Commerce – “2020 Marietta Citizen of the Year” – Lisa Crossman, Deputy Director
  • 2020 Best of Cobb – “Best Site for COVID-19 Testing” – Jim R. Miller Park COVID Front-line staff led by Catharine Smythe (Clinical Services Director), John Houser (EP&R Director), Dennis Thayer (EP&R Deputy Director) and Dawn Krahwinkel (Clinical Services Deputy Director)

2019

  • Department of Family and Children Services – Georgia PREP Shining Star Facilitator Award – Nicole Turner
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Model Practice Award  – “A Partnership Between Cobb & Douglas Public Health and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for Creating Continuity During a Mass Fatality Incident” – Jenaila Hawkins, MSA, EMHP, Healthcare Liaison/MRC Coordinator
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Promising Practice Award  – “Promoting Public Health Through an Innovative Mass Media Initiative” – Valerie Crow, Director of Communications
  • Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA) – “Janet Stancliff Epidemiology Award” – Rachel Franklin, MPH
  • Georgia Public Health Association – “Larry W. Miller Health Information Specialist of the Year Award” – Melissa Green, RN
  • Georgia Public Health Association – “GPHA Accreditation Award” – Gurleen Roberts, DrPH, MPH
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle – “Atlanta’s Healthiest Employer” Finalist – Cobb & Douglas Public Health
  • Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting” – Cobb & Douglas Public Health
  • Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) “Distinguished Budget Presentation Award” – Cobb & Douglas Public Health
  • GFOA “Certificate of Recognition for Budget Preparation” – MaryKay Maples, CDPH Budget Accountant
  • GFOA “Award of Financial Reporting Achievement” – Michele DiSalle, CDPH Comptroller

2018

  • Recognition for Meeting FDA Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standard 9 (Program Asses