Cecile Castello Receives Health Hero Award from Louisiana Department of Health

Cecile Castello has received the Health Hero Award from the Louisiana Department of Health. Given by Dr. Rebekah Gee, secretary of the Department of Health, the award recognizes individuals for their commitment to improving the health of Louisiana’s residents.

Castello has served as director of the Health Standards Section within the Department of Health since 2012. Her team is responsible for licensing reviews and certifications of all Louisiana healthcare facilities. She has more than 20 years of service with the Department of Health.

“Cecile’s tireless dedication behind the scenes has ensured the continued health and safety of Louisianans in facilities across the state,” Gee said. “Her commitment to excellence encourages better health and quality of care for all clients served in these facilities.”

 “The passion Cecile puts forth every day for the health and safety of Louisianans is an invaluable asset to our state,” Gee said.