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Clark County Earns National Web Awards

One of our regional partners, Clark County, Washington, received first and second place awards in the computer media category of the 2010 National Awards of Excellence Competition sponsored by the National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO).
Clark County Earns National Web Awards

Screen shot of the H1N1 Web site

June 9, 2010

One of our regional partners, Clark County, Washington, received first and second place awards in the computer media category of the 2010 National Awards of Excellence Competition sponsored by the National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO).

The county earned a superior (first place) award for the H1N1 emergency response Web site created and launched in the fall of 2009 on behalf of Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, and Wahkiakum counties and the Cowlitz Tribe.

Public Information staff designed and maintained the site to help reduce potential illness and death from the flu virus, in cooperation with public health officials. The site featured time-sensitive information, including news updates, health care provider advisories and vaccine locations.

An excellence (second place) award went to the county's main Public Health Web site. For that project, Public Health Director John Wiesman initiated and Web Editor Sara Eckhardt redesigned the site to make it more timely and service oriented.

NACIO is the communications wing of the National Association of Counties (NACo). Professionals working in fields such as communications, graphics, video production and public relations selected the 2010 award winners.

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