County official quits over ‘politicization’ of public health | Regional

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — A county health officer frustrated with the “politicization of public health” during COVID-19 is quitting her job in southwestern Michigan.

Courtney Davis has been the interim health officer in Berrien County since July when she was promoted from deputy. Communications manager Gillian Conrad is also resigning, The Herald-Palladium reported.


This page requires Javascript.

Javascript is required for you to be able to read premium content. Please enable it in your browser settings.

kAms2G:D @C56C65 >2D<D 😕 =@42= D49@@=D E@ C65F46 E96 DAC625 @7 r~’xs`h[ E9@F89 E96 @C56C H2D 5C@AA65 $6AE] ah H96? E96 962=E9 56A2CE>6?E 36=:6G65 :ED DE2E6 7F?5:?8 H@F=5 36 😕 ;6@A2C5J] $96 D2:5 2E E96 E:>6 E92E :E H2D “2AA2==:?8” E92E >@?6J H2D E:65 E@ >2D< A@=:4:6D]k^Am

kAms2G:D D2:5 :EVD 366? 2? 9@?@C E@ H@C< 7@C E96 56A2CE>6?E 7@C ?62C=J 7:G6 J62CD]k^Am

kAm“w@H6G6C[ H:E9 E96 A@=:E:4:K2E:@? @7 AF3=:4 962=E9 5FC:?8 E96 A2?56>:4[ x 42? ?@ =@?86C 67764E:G6=J 5@ >J ;@3 2?5 D6CG6 E96 4@>>F?:EJ H:E9 :ED 962=E9 2?5 D276EJ 2=H2JD 2E E96 7@C67C@?E[Q D96 D2:5]k^Am

kAms2G:DV =2DE 52J 😀 }@G] b]k^Am

kAmx? DE6AA:?8 5@H?[ r@?C25 D2:5 E96 A2?56>:4 925 E2<6? 2 “D:8?:7:42?E E@==” @? 96C >6?E2= 2?5 A9JD:42= 962=E9]k^Am

kAmr@F?EJ p5>:?:DEC2E@C qC:2? s:DD6EE6 D2:5 E96C6 92D 366? @?=J @?6 2AA=:42?E 7@C E96 ;@3 @7 A6C>2?6?E 962=E9 @77:46C[ 2 C@=6 E92E s2G:D H2D D6CG:?8 @? 2? :?E6C:> 32D:D]k^Am

kAmw6 D2:5 96 :?7@C>65 E96 DE2E6 962=E9 56A2CE>6?E 23@FE E96 G242?4:6D E@ ECJ E@ 255 >@C6 “9@CD6A@H6C” E@ E96 D62C49]k^Am

Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.


Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *