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Malheur County health chief leaving for Peace Corps post in Ecuador

Malheur County Health Director Angie Gerrard departs next month for Ecuador as a Peace Corps volunteer. (Submitted photo)

ONTARIO – Angie Gerrard, Malheur County Health Department director, must like Malheur County. She has remained in this area longer than any other in her life. All that is about to end.

“I am going somewhere in Ecuador,” Gerrard announced. “I am flying out May 20 and will be gone over two years.”

After serving the local health community as director for over two years, Gerrard has decided to join the . . .