Marshall County Health Department

Government
2:43 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Marshall County Names New Public Health Director

Pictured: Laura Hawes-Hammons
Credit Christian County Health Department

Owensboro native Laura Hawes-Hammons is the Marshall County Health Department's next leader.

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Health
12:31 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

New Marshall County Health Department Building Set To Open In April

Credit Medi-Share (http://blog.medi-share.org)

After nearly doubling it's original budget to meet state building codes the new Marshall County Health Department should open next April. 

The project met a setback in the fall of 2011 when officials learned that the virtually completed building didn’t meet state building codes and wasn’t in compliance with Americans With Disabilities Act regulations. The board of health was forced to allocate an additional 2 million dollars from county reserves to bring the building up to code. 

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Government
4:08 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Marshall County Moves to Use $2.2m to Fix New Health Department

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The Marshall County Board of Health voted unanimously Friday to allocate $2.2 million from the county’s reserve to bring the new Health Department building up to code.

The $4.1 million building does not meet Kentucky safety requirements. The Board had considered borrowing the money, but decided to use some of the county’s reserve instead. Marshall County Judge Executive Mike Miller said this will bring the reserve down below the level he’d like to see it, but it will be replenished in a year’s time.

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