Move to revive local health board after more than a century draws concerns

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 26, 2020 11:51 AM CT | Published: July 25, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Shelby County Health Department Director Alisa Haushalter's county health board proposal is drawing some resistance from suburban leaders who want to know more about its powers. The last county health board was abolished in 1909 and was no stranger to controversy.


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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

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