For Ohio: Dr. Amy Acton Named Spirit of Columbus Award Winner

By Kevin Harrish on April 17, 2020 at 4:05 pm
Congrats, Dr. Acton.
State of Ohio

We're living in uncertain times during the COVID-19 outbreak, but Ohio is gonna get through it together – and have some fun along the way.

Dr. Amy Acton has become a household name these past few weeks as she helps navigate Ohio through an unprecedented global pandemic.

It's completely uncharted waters for the director of the state's department of health, but she's been a calming presence to some and now, she's earning recognition for it as she this year’s Spirit of Columbus Award by the Columbus Foundation.

“This award honors those in Columbus who exemplify bravery, determination, and the resolve to see a challenge and tackle it,” Columbus Foundation President and CEO Douglas F. Kridler said in a statement. “This has Amy’s name written all over it.”

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