2021 Health Heroes
Frontline ChampionsEssential Workers
These everyday heroes are the foundation of our society. The CDC Foundation accepts this award on behalf of frontline workers nationwide.
Lifetime AchievementAnthony S. Fauci, MD
As the nation’s top infectious disease expert, he’s worked endless hours to get the COVID-19 pandemic under control in hopes of ending the devastating outbreak soon.
TrailblazerAmy Denet Deal
The former fashion executive and founder of Orenda Tribe clothing company is committed to meeting the needs of the Diné community during the pandemic and beyond by fundraising, feeding families, and much more.
InnovatorTaft Foley III
This Houston teen’s mission is saving lives. He created a mobile COVID-19 testing lab, which offers free tests to the homeless, elderly, and veterans in the community.