Biloxi’s Health Department Office Shuts Down

Harrison County Supervisors are voicing their concerns over doors permanently closing at Biloxi’s Health Department District Office.

According to the Mississippi State Department Of Health, a total of nine county health departments closed at the beginning of 2016.

This stems from a lack of people using their offered services.

Approximately 35 full-time employees and 29 contract workers lost their jobs as a result.

District 5 Supervisor Connie Rocko tells News 25 the health department closing worries her especially because of the large number of restaurants and casinos on the gulf coast which need proper inspections.

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