Sat. Nov 26th, 2022

Last summer, the Governor’s Public Health Commission delivered its final report. The Commission was established to find ways to improve Indiana’s public health system in the wake of the COVID pandemic.

Michael Hicks

It was led by retired Sen. Luke Kenley, one of our state’s most consistent fiscal hawks, and Judith Monroe, former state health commissioner. They were joined by experts in local public health departments, the state health department and healthcare professionals.

The 107-page report, available at, is unusually detailed and unlikely to be read by most Hoosiers. The Commission was charged to make recommendations for better delivery of public health services in ways that make Hoosiers healthier and give them more equitable access to care. The report also looked at the structure of local health departments.

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