Group seeks nominations for Rural Health Champions

GLENS FALLS — The Adirondack Rural Health Network, a program of Adirondack Health Institute, is seeking nominations for Rural Health Champions of the Year to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the health of rural residents in the region.

Rural Health Champions are individuals, such as health care providers, patient advocates, public health officials, human services personnel and community-based organization program staff, who demonstrate leadership and provide exceptional care and service to rural community members.

Nominations are being accepted for individuals in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Warren and Washington counties through Friday, July 26.

Champions will be announced at AHI’s 11th annual Leadership Summit Thursday, Sept. 19 in Lake Placid.

Visit www.ahihealth.org/arhn for a nomination form, which includes award criteria, and a list of previous award winners. For more information, contact Sara Deukmejian at sdeukmejian@ahihealth.org.