Dr. McCullough to resign as Lexington’s Commissioner of Health

Dr. Joel McCullough joined the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department in February

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington’s Commissioner of Health, Dr. Joel McCullough, will resign. According to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, McCullough has announced his resignation, effective July 31.

The Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health will begin a national search for a new commissioner in the coming weeks, according to the health department.

Dr. McCullough took the helm in February 2022, replacing Dr. Kraig Humbaugh, who had served as commissioner of health since June 2016.

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