Released: 5/22/2008

Local Health Department is Recognized for its Excellence in Pediatric Care


On Thursday, May 22, 2008, the Winnebago County Health Department Refugee Clinic was awarded the Ron W. Lee, M.D. Excellence in Pediatric Care Community Service Award for the outstanding care provided to refugee children. The award is named for Dr. Lee, who was the Director of Emergency Medicine at LoyolaUniversity Medical Center. The award was bestowed by the Illinois Emergency Medical Services for Children Program and the Illinois Department of Public Health.