Statement from the Department of Health of Human Services

Raleigh

“Today, we have accepted the resignation of Dr. Megan Davies,” said Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Rick Brajer. “We wish her well in her future endeavors.
 
“It is important for North Carolina citizens to know that, while there are differences of opinion and we respect those differences, ensuring citizens’ safety and communicating are our top priorities. Throughout this process, we’ve provided full information to homeowners about the safety of their drinking water and have taken appropriate steps to reassure citizens who had been unduly alarmed. We remain committed to the health and safety of our citizens.”
 
Zack Moore, MD, MPH, pediatric infectious disease specialist and medical epidemiologist has assumed the role of acting Epidemiology Section Chief and State Epidemiologist. Dr. Moore came to DHHS’ Division of Public Health as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, then later transitioned to a medical epidemiologist position within the division.
 

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