Riverside County supervisors appoint Leung as new health officer

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Dr. Geoffrey Leung is the new health officer for Riverside County. Valley News/Courtesy photo
RIVERSIDE – During a closed session meeting, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors appointed Dr. Geoffrey Leung as the county’s new health officer, effective Tuesday, March 23. Leung has been an integral member in the county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the past year. Most recently, Leung has led the county’s incident management team for the Riverside County vaccine rollout since December. “I am honored to serve in this new capacity and look forward to continuing the important work of the department as we focus on recovering from this pandemic,” Leung said. “Public health, at its core, is about protecting communities from disease, preserving health and prolonging life. This pandemic has underscored how critical public health is to our everyday lives and e
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