The Jefferson County Board of Health declared Wednesday that it has appointed a staff to guide the section for now, but did not specify who will be in cost till a new director is hired.
The prior government director, Dr. Dawn Comstock, resigned Feb. 7. The Board of Health and fitness gained her resignation during an govt session, and members have not commented publicly on what led up to it, other than to thank Comstock for her support.
A news release saying the “interim senior management team” didn’t specify who would be component of the staff, indicating only that it provided “many longtime leaders and directors” of Jefferson County General public Health.
It did say that Dr. Sarah Rowan, the community wellness department’s healthcare director, will carry on in her posture. State regulation necessitates health and fitness departments to have a healthcare director on employees, or someone satisfying that role as a advisor.
The board is nevertheless in the “planning stages” of recruiting a new executive director, according to the news launch. Board of Well being President Cheri Jahn thanked the interim group for foremost the division whilst they go through the using the services of procedure.
“The interim senior management staff has presently stepped up to the plate in leading JCPH by a challenging transition time period, subsequent two really demanding years,” she stated in a news launch. “We search forward to keeping the public up-to-date by way of this changeover with the interim senior management staff and the coming look for for the up coming Government Director of JCPH.”