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Barnstable County Environmental Specialist at MASSTC is Named Sanitarian of the Year 2019

George Heufelder 2019 SanitarianGeorge Heufelder, Environmental Specialist at the Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center, a division of the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, was awarded the “Sanitarian of Year”, Robert C. Periello Memorial Award at the annual Massachusetts Health Association Meeting in December, 2019.

An outstanding Sanitarian from each state is selected annually by the Yankee Conference Board of Directors.   The award was created to honor an individual who has contributed significantly to the improvement of the field of environmental health. This covers topics such as wastewater, drinking water, food safety, and other public health responsibilities.

Congratulations George! We thank you for your contribution in the field of Public Health and for continuing to make the health and well-being of the people on Cape Cod your focus.  Learn more about Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center.

About the Robert C. Periello Memorial Award: In tribute to Bob Periello for the many years of service and accomplishment during a career over thirty years of Public Health and academic service in New England, the Yankee conference Board of Directors established the “Robert C. Periello Merit Award”.

About Massachusetts Health Association: Established in 1948, MEHA is a non-profit association organized for charitable and educational purposes. The goal and purpose of MEHA is to provide quality training and educational programs while also providing the opportunity for members to meet and exchange ideas and information with other professionals in the field of Public and Environmental Health.