Union
May 23, 2024

Union County Health Department will no longer manage Hardin County grants

 

By Kayleen Petrovia, Marysville J-T Reporter

The Union County Health Department will no longer manage certain grant funding for its Kenton Hardin counterpart, although the local agency will continue to offer support as needed.

Union County Health Commissioner Jason Orcena explained that the local health department has managed Kenton Hardin’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) grant since 2003.

However, Orcena said the recent hiring of a full-time health commissioner at the neighboring department makes them eligible to apply on their own behalf.

“That will ease some of the burden on our staff,” he said during the most recent Board of Health meeting.

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