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Champions of Health Awards Accepting Nominations Through May 20
— Nominations are
now through May 20 for the 2022
Champions of Health
Since 2004, the Champions of Health awards program has honored those working to positively change the health status of Oklahomans through unique and innovative programs. In the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s as important as ever to recognize those making a difference. There is no cost to submit a nomination.
Winners will be
at the Champions of Health Gala on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022 at the Cox Business Convention Center in Tulsa. Nonprofit winners will receive a $5,000 contribution toward their organization or program. Winners from each award category are considered for the highest honor, the Dr. Rodney L. Huey Memorial Champion of Oklahoma Health, which includes a $15,000 contribution to the organization or program. Award categories include:
Champion of Children’s Health
Champion of Senior Health
Champion of the Uninsured
Community Health Champion
Additional details and nomination requirements can be found at
. The website also provides information about
opportunities and further program details.
About Champions of Health
The annual Champions of Health event benefits
The Oklahoma Caring Foundation, Inc.
, a 501(c)(3) organization that provides Oklahoma children with immunizations at no charge. Founded in 1994, the foundation is funded by community contributions and administered as an in-kind gift by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, a division of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
The Champions of Health awards program is presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, in partnership with Care Providers Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians, the Oklahoma Dental Association, the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, the Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality, the Oklahoma Health Care Authority, the Oklahoma Hospital Association, the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association, the Oklahoma Primary Care Association, the Oklahoma State Department of Health and the Oklahoma State Medical Association.