OC Health Board holds annual meeting

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Members of the Overton County Board of Health are, seated from left, Jenny Smith, Coordinated School Health, Leslie Holland, RN, Megan Reeder, OCHD Nursing Supervisor, Elizabeth Huggins, OCHD Office Supervisor, Rebecca Vaughn, OCHD Health Educator, back row, Dr. Robert Richardson, PharmD, Dr. Don Grisham, Upper Cumberland Regional Medical Director for Department of Health, Andy Langford, OCHD County Director, and Dr. Matthew King.

Overton County Board of Health held its annual meeting on Wednesday, June 19 at Overton County Health Department. Pertinent health issues were discussed and the local health budget was reviewed and voted upon.

“This annual meeting is an opportunity for health professionals in our community to come together and have a common goal to evaluate how we can better protect, promote, and improve the health and prosperity of people in our community,” said Overton County Health Department Director Andy Langford.

The importance of vaccinations was a main topic of discussion. Health professionals discussed efforts being made in Overton County to stop the spread of viruses and diseases. Overton County Health Department can provide essential vaccinations.

For more information contact Overton County Health Departments at 931-823-6260.