The North Carolina Association of Local Health Directors has honored Angel Medical Center in Franklin with the 2014 Public Health Partners Award for their efforts to improve public health. The awards were given at the NCALHD annual meeting awards luncheon in Raleigh.
The 2014 Public Health Partners Award was created to recognize organizations, businesses and professional associations that have made significant contributions to the advancement and promotion of public health in North Carolina. AMC was selected for its commitment to reducing the burden of cancer in Macon County. AMC was recognized for its partnership with the Macon County Health Department and several corporate sponsors in creating “Ladies Night Out,” a program aimed at helping women as they face breast cancer.