MPHI, as part of the Michigan Public Health Week Partnership, joins the American Public Health Association in celebrating National Public Health Week in April 2019 with the annual presentation of the Hometown Health Hero awards.

The Hometown Health Hero award is presented annually to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to preserve and improve their community’s health in the focus areas listed below. Awardees are selected from nominations received by you. The only way for someone to receive this award is to be nominated. What person or organization in your community deserves this statewide recognition? Submit the nomination form below by February 15, 2019, by email or fax.

Hometown Health Hero awards will be presented at the State Capitol on April 10, 2019, at 11:30 am.

Click Here To Download The Nomination Form

Submit your nomination to Jim Koval by email ( or fax (517-335-8392)