Former leader of TX health department slated to lead La. Department of Health

Former leader of TX health department slated to lead La. Department of Health
Courtney Phillips is expected to be named Louisiana's new Secretary of the Department of Health, a source told The Texas Tribune. (Source: Office of the Governor)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - Courtney Phillips is expected to join the Louisiana Department of Health after working for Texas’ health department for a little over a year, according to an article by the Texas Tribune.

Christine Mann, a spokesperson for the Texas health commission, has not given a direct answer as to whether or Phillips has told the governor about resigning. The Texas Tribune reported her saying there was “nothing new to report”.

Christina Stephens, a spokesperson for the Lousiana governor stated on Wednesday that, “We have not yet named a new secretary for the department of health.”

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