Joint Council on Public Health Established
The Joint Council will consist of Tom Bates, Interim Commissioner of Health, Gunnar McFadden, OSDH Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Community and Family Health and Interim Regional Director for Canadian, Kingfisher and Logan Counties, Gary Cox, OKC-County Health Department executive director, and Dr. Bruce Dart, Tulsa Health Department executive director.
“By pulling together representatives of the public health system in Oklahoma to act in unison, we will be able to take key steps in stabilizing and moving our state forward in health improvements to serve Oklahomans in a meaningful way,” said Bates.
The Council will begin meeting immediately to review current systems and further align recommendations with actions. These will be taken to the State Board of Health for review and consideration. For more information visit https://bit.ly/2GLPavG.
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