‘Very likely to re-surge.’ Overwhelmed MS health dept. gets aggressive to curb COVID-19

Sun Herald: State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs took on a much bigger job than his health department was capable of handling when he announced March 26, at a news conference on the steps of the governor’s mansion, that more testing and contact tracing would be cornerstones of the state attack on COVID-19.

“This is something that we’ve been formulating for quite some time but, to be honest, we haven’t really had the resources to be able to be more aggressive,” Dobbs said. “We’re going to advance our mission to a more aggressive, a more offensive strategy.”

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