2015 Public Health Recognition Awards

The Anoka County Board of Commissioners recognized and honored citizens in Anoka County who devoted their time, energy, and talents to improve public health within their communities on April 14, 2015, at their Board Meeting.   Awards are based on leadership, community health improvement, collaboration among individuals, organizations and agencies, and advocacy promoting health and healthy behaviors, and/or protecting the health and safety of county citizens.

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Dr. Abdulhusain Nathani

Dr. Abdulhusain Nathani was presented with a 2015 Public Health Recognition Award for his leadership, advocacy and community health improvement efforts, through his volunteer work providing medical services to individuals at Stepping Stone Shelter.

Pictured left to right:  Dr. Nathani and Commissioner Schulte.
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Care Team at Allina Health Fridley Clinic

The Care Team at Allina Health Fridley Clinic was presented with a 2015 Public Health Recognition Award for providing refugee health physicals and being the first clinic in the Allina system to offer this service. 

Pictured left to right: Marlys Goltz, LPN, Commissioner Kordiak, Dr. Todd Henrikson, and Kristin Froehlich, CMA.
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Jim Hafner

Jim Hafner, Stormwater Manager & Wellhead Protection Manager for the City of Blaine was presented with a 2015 Public Health Recognition Award for his leadership, collaboration, advocacy work and community health improvement efforts in promoting safe and clean water.

Pictured left to right:  Commissioner West and Jim Hafner.