Dr. Monteagudo resigns from county
Last updated 11/18/2021 at 3:42pm
The county has lost its public health officer and doctor providing jail health services. Dr. Ralph Monteagudo has resigned and is moving to the East Coast, Lincoln County Health Department public health administrator Ed Dzedzy informed the county commissioners this week.
Monteagudo has worked with the county since 2014 and also provides emergency medicine services at Lincoln Hospital and all three North Basin Medical Clinics.
The county will look to fill Monteagudo’s shoes in a position that requires a master’s degree in public health. It’s a job requirement with candidates in short...