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Cathy Akins Receives 2020 Poe Award

The Harrodsburg Herald/Robert Moore
Rebecca Hardin, left, and Kim Yazell, right, with the Kentucky Department of Public Health, present Cathy Akins, center, with the 2020 John W. Poe Award.

Robert Moore

Herald Staff

Cathy Akins, the environmental program manager and interim director of the Mercer County Health Department, has received the 2020 John W. Poe Award.

The award was presented to Akins last Friday. It recognizes an environmentalist who has done an outstanding job in preparedness or public health response in Kentucky.

“It is an honor to be recognized,” Akins said.

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1 Comment

  1. Kay King on March 12, 2021 at 10:19 pm

    A wonderful honor.

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