Wisconsin's top health official departing for federal job

In this March 12, 2019 file photo, Andrea Palm, Secretary-designee of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, speaks during a meeting with reporters in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin’s top health official, who has led the state throughout the coronavirus pandemic, is leaving for a job with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under President-elect Joe Biden. Palm has been nominated as deputy secretary of the federal agency. Palm’s last day at the Wisconsin agency is Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Photo: AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File. In this March 12, 2019 file photo, Andrea Palm, Secretary-designee of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, speaks during a meeting with reporters in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin’s top health official, who has led the state throughout the coronavirus pandemic, is leaving for a job with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under President-elect Joe Biden. Palm has been nominated as deputy secretary of the federal agency. Palm’s last day at the Wisconsin agency is Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

The Associated Press
Updated: January 18, 2021 07:38 AM
Created: January 18, 2021 06:22 AM

Wisconsin’s top health official who has led the state throughout the coronavirus pandemic is leaving for a job with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under incoming President Joe Biden.

Andrea Palm, secretary-designee of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, has been nominated as deputy secretary of the federal agency.

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