Letter to the editor
January 22, 2021
This letter comes from the need for us to speak the truth about the issues surrounding public health in Carter County and the impact this has on our community.
Historically, Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association has been synonymous with public health. The public health nurse has been under the roof of Dahl Memorial for decades and often the job has been taken on by a Dahl Memorial employed nurse contracting with the county to carry out public health duties. But let us be clear; Carter County Public Health is, and has always been, the responsibility of the county.
The public health departmen...