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Shasta County Health Officer addresses potential termination 04/29/2022

Published May 4, 2022

REDDING, Calif. — Shasta County's Health Officer is addressing a recent effort by some members of the board of supervisors to remove her from her position for the first time.

Dr. Karen Ramstrom has led Shasta County Public Health's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Her leadership position and recommendation that the county comply with state health guidelines have earned her criticism from those opposed to vaccine and mask mandates


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