BUTTE — Butte-Silver Bow's Health Officer, Karen Sullivan, is retiring.
The retirement will be effective on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.
The Board of Health Chair, Ivy Fredrickson, and Butte-Silver Bow Chief Executive JP Gallagher both congratulated and thanked Sullivan for her "incredible leadership during the most trying of times."
Sullivan has been health director for 8 years.
She said it's been the honor of her lifetime, and her words: "This work has been challenging and invigorating, but with the COVID-19 event it has also become very fatiguing. First off, I intend to rest."
The Board of Health and county officials met Monday afternoon to talk about the search for Sullivan's replacement.