Posted inHealth & Human Services

Public and mental health departments move forward with merger after COVID delays

ITHACA, N.Y.—The long-awaited merger between the county’s Public Health Department and Mental Health Department will continue as planned, according to current Public Health Director Frank Kruppa. Kruppa is slated to lead the new, unified department. The county has been working toward merging the departments since 2019. The merger had been delayed as COVID took priority, […]