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Nominations sought for public health awards

April 5, 2018 – Nominations are now being accepted for William Fitzsimmons Awards that honor those who made exceptional contributions to improving the health of Oak Parkers during 2017.

The nomination deadline is 5 p.m., Fri., May 4.

A nomination form is posted online at, along with lists of past winners. Forms also are available at Village Hall, 123 Madison St.

Completed forms should be mailed to or dropped off at the Oak Park Department of Public Health, Village Hall, 123 Madison St., Oak Park, IL 60302, Attn: Public Health Awards.

Nominations also may be sent via email to Nominations submitted via email should include responses to all fields listed in the original nomination form.

Award winners are chosen by the Oak Park Board of Health and Health Department. The award is named for in honor of local physician and humanitarian William Fitzsimmons who served as the Health Department’s medical consultant from 1976 to 1992.

For more information on the awards program, call 708.358.5480 or email