The Charlotte County Health Department is the first health department in the U.S. to receive a bronze medal award for being a Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB). The award was given by the League of American Bicyclists (LAB) in September 2010. Learn more about commuting to work by bike and how we became a Bicycle Friendly Business. This unique award is original numbered artwork by Teliah Lembert and is displayed at our Loveland campus in Port Charlotte.
The Charlotte County Health Department received three
(3) Prudential Financial - Davis Productivity awards. This year’s competition attracted 489
nominations for innovation and productivity improvements worth $322
million in cost savings, cost avoidances and increased revenue for state
government. Since 1989, award winners have produced more than $5.9
billion worth of added value. The official award winners are posted on
our web site at
County Health Department was certified as
Public Health Ready on February 21, 2008. This designation
recognizes health departments that demonstrate they are prepared to
respond to emergency public health events to protect the public and the
environment. PPHR is a collaborative activity of the National
Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
that on January 30, 2007 the Punta Gorda facility of the Charlotte
County Health Department officially re-opened and is ready to meet the
public health needs of Charlotte County citizens.
Florida State Employees'
Charitable Campaign (FSECC) is the single authorized solicitation of
state employees to benefit voluntary agencies providing programs to meet
human needs in our community, across the nation and abroad.