Story by Matt Pilger, editor

For the duration of her final meeting as a member of the Audrain County Well being Board, Dr. Kathleen Weaver was recognized for her years of service.

At the meeting on Wednesday, March eight, 2023, Audrain County Well being Division Administrator and CEO Craig Brace study a letter commending Weaver for service to Audrain County residents by way of her position as pas chairperson of the board and as a doctor and orthopedic surgeon in the Audrain County neighborhood.

“Your leadership, as Chairwoman of the Board, helped the Audrain County Well being Division by way of difficult instances and supplied guidance to extend our scope of solutions to region residents,” the letter from Brace study in component.

Dr. Weaver closed her doctor’s workplace in Mexico twice in 2021 in order for her and her employees to help in the vaccination of region residents at two of the mass vaccination clinics held by the Audrain County Well being Division at the Mexico Memorial Airport and the Mexico Region Loved ones YMCA. In 2022, Dr. Weaver was also the recipient of the inaugural William “Bill” Johnson Advocate for Public Well being Award. Dr. Weaver served as a member of the Board of Well being from 2014 till 2023. For the duration of that time she held the position of chairwoman of the board for 4 of these eight years.

The Audrain County Well being Division Board of Well being is composed of 5 members of the Audrain County neighborhood that come from different backgrounds. Existing board members incorporate Johnson-Ekern, Barb Wilson, Darla Eggers and Andre Brown. Janis Deimeke, will start her term in April of 2023.

By Editor