On Monday, Osceola County Commission Chairwoman Viviana Janer presented the Lieutenant Lloyd Burton Jr. Service Award, in celebration of Black History Month, to Belinda Johnson-Cornett, the CEO of Osceola Community Health Services.

“Access to affordable, quality health care is so important to me, so I’ve partnered with Belinda on this feet. Belinda continues to serve a vital need for our residents.”

Johnson-Cornett is a practitioner (as a registered nurse) and an administrator (carrying an MBA). She has overseen primary health care needs with the county’s health department, and led the expansion of the county’s network of federally-qualified health care centers, ensuring residents have access to quality, affordable health-care providers.
Johnson-Cornett recognized her mother, and her staff who have shared her passion.

I’m honored to receive this award and embrace all it stands for. There have been many people who have contributed to my success. I could not have asked for better community partners, especially in the county commissioners who believe in a healthy future for the residents of Osceola County.

Belinda Johnson-Cornett

CEO, Osceola Community Health Services

Lieutenant Lloyd Burton, Jr. was the first black deputy to serve the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and founded of the Black Benevolence Association.

The county began the award in 2016 to honor the struggles contribution and services of the area’s African-American community.