Head of Vanderburgh County Board of Health delaying retirement


VANDERBURGH CO., Ind. (WEHT)- Dr. Ken Spear, the head of the Vanderburgh County Board of Health announced he is delaying his retirement.

In October, Dr. Spear announced he would step down from the top position and retire but announced he would stay on during Thursday’s Board of Health meeting.

Dr. Spear says now is not a good time to retire and decided to stay after a conversation with Indiana State Health Commissioner, Dr. Kristina Box. He added that once he does decide to retire, he’ll give the board six months to find a replacement.

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(This story was originally published on Nov. 12, 2020)

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