MOUNT VERNON — The retirement of sanitarian Jim Fridrich, effective in October, was announced when the Knox County Board of Health met Wednesday evening at the Knox County Health Department. Fridrich has been with the health department for 22 years.
“He will be dearly missed,” said Environmental Health Director Nate Overholt of Fridrich. Overholt is in the process of interviewing prospects to replace Fridrich.
Overholt explained there are four more festivals for his staff to work at this year. A rabies clinic is scheduled for Saturday in conjunction with Knox County Animal Control and the Humane Society; and a Serv-Safe course was just completed with 14 participants.
Reporting for the Home Health Department, Glenn Barteau announced that interviews are being finalized in the process of replacing Cathy Miller as financial billing secretary.
Solidifying the 2014 budgets is being worked in the coming weeks, announced Knox County Health Commissioner Julie Miller. She also stressed the need in establishing budgets for the Community Health Assessment and the Community Health Improvement Plan.
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