New Health Authority Named for Two Area Counties and Cities

Potter and Randall counties along with Amarillo and Canyon are now under the watch of a new public health authority.

Doctor Todd Bell was approved by Amarillo Commissioners today to take over the post of city-county public health authority.

He will hold the position for the next two years.

Doctor Shari Medford was named the deputy public health authority.

The two will now be in charge of preventing disease and promoting health in the area.