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UPDATE: Marietta/Belpre Health Commissioner resigns, effective immediately

Health Commissioner Anne Goon to take job in different part of the state
Published: Feb. 19, 2021 at 1:02 PM EST
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MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) -

UPDATE (2/22/2021):

The Marietta/Belpre City Board of Health has announced that Health Commissioner Anne Goon’s resignation will be effective immediately.

The two side still maintain that the departure was a mutual agreement between both sides.

Also on Friday the Board of Health removed Director of Nursing Vickie Sawyer, from her position.

Sawyer was in a probationary period of employment.

Medical Director Dr. Michael Brockett will step back into the role of Health Commissioner, which he held in the past.

Rebecca Aber and Barb Bradley have been named Co-Health Administrators, and Becky Jones was named the interim Director of Nursing.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Marietta/Belpre Health Commissioner Anne Goon resigned from her position Friday morning.

Goon says she has taken another job as a Health Commissioner in a different county in Ohio.

Goon’s contract required her to give a 60 day notice, so she will remain in her current position until April 20th.

The Marietta/Belpre Board of Health went into executive session during their regularly scheduled meeting Friday morning to discuss the resignation and ultimately accept it.

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