By PRCC Staff
Each year, the Illinois Department of Public Health recognizes seven Local Public Health Champions throughout the State during Hispanic Heritage Month. This year’s Local Public Health Champion for Cook County was Juan Calderon, Chief Operating Officer of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center. The awards presentation took place on Friday, Oct. 9th, at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. IDPH Director, Dr. Nrav Shah, personally presented the award during the luncheon portion of the 28th Annual Illinois Association of Hispanic Employees Training Conference.