New Director Of Public Health In The North Country

New director of public health in the North Country. Karen Johnson has details.

Dana McGuire is approved by St. Lawrence County legislators as director of public health. She will take up the post by February 12 at a salary of $96,204. McGuire worked some of her first jobs in the health field in Ogdensburg and St. Lawrence County in the late 1990s and early 2000s. She now works in the developmental disabilities branch of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She has a doctorate in physical therapy from Drexel University in Philadelphia. The county has been without a public health director since James Rich was relieved of that position in September after two years on the job. I’m Karen Johnson