Burke County Environmental Health Receives Award for Community Preparedness and Disaster Management Response Efforts

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Burke County Environmental Health Receives Award for Community Preparedness and Disaster Management Response Efforts


In 1951, the North Carolina Public Health Association created the Norton Group Award to honor Dr. John William Roy Norton, who served as state health director from 1948 to 1965. Presented to a local health group for outstanding contributions or activities in public health during the past year, the Norton Award is one of the most prestigious awards that can be received by a local health group in the state of North Carolina.

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This year's recipient was the Burke County Environmental Health Office of the Burke County Health Department. Members of the environmental health staff include Linda Mong, secretary and office manager; Roger Wesley, supervisor; Britt Paige, program coordinator; and Dennis Robinson, Matt Gupton, Nate Hall, Tim Hilton, and Robin Roper.

The award recognized the environmental health staff for their community preparedness and disaster management response efforts. Over the last few years, the environmental health staff have made a concerted effort to become educated and trained so that they can better serve the people of Burke County in environmental health-related disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. These accomplishments have come in addition to the environmental health staff's regular duties and assignments, which include the following state-mandated programs; food, lodging, institutions, onsite wastewater (sewage), tattoo/body piercing, child daycare, adult daycare, air sampling, lead, onsite wastewater reinspection, pools and spas, well/springs/surface waters, and school summer feeding program. …

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