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Elko County Health Officer Bryce S. Putnam, DMD Recognized As 2020 Community Star

Elko County Health Officer Bryce S. Putnam, DMD was awarded the 2020 Community Star by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health.  This is a national award is given to 50 people around the country who have been a driving force in rural health and their communities. 
 
Gerald Ackerman, along with the Elko County Commissioners, acknowledged our Health Officer at the February 17, 2021 Commission Meeting. 

Dr. Putnam not only serves as the Elko County Health Officer, he is the Associate Clinical Dental Director at Nevada Health Centers serving children in need of dental care and health.  He also serves as the Regional Clinic Director for the CDC Foundation COVID-19 Corps.


We congratulate Dr. Putnam on this recognition and express the County's appreciation for the 14 months of dedication, service and endless hours he has committed to making sure Elko County stays ahead of the curve and put measures in place to keep our citizens healthy and safe.