Pennsylvania well being division to get new performing secretary

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s performing well being secretary is leaving the job.

Gov. Tom Wolf mentioned Monday his doctor common, Dr. Denise Johnson, will take over management of the division.

Keara Klinepeter’s final day is Friday. She’s been performing secretary since her predecessor, Alison Beam, left on the finish of 2021.

Klinepeter has been deeply concerned within the authorities’s dealing with of COVID-19, together with as particular advisor to the secretary and govt deputy secretary.

Johnson can even proceed to function doctor common.

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