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Herkimer County Public Health director resigning

By WKTV News

HERKIMER COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Director of the Herkimer County Public Health Department is resigning.

County officials say Dr. Gregory O'Keefe will leave the department as of November 24 to expand his practice, but will remain the county jail physician.

Christina Cain, who already works in the department, will be appointed acting director on Monday.

A search for a permanent replacement will begin next week.

O'Keefe was not available for comment on Thursday.

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