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Top Mercer County health officials resign, retire

MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) -- Several officials on the Mercer County Board of Health have left their posts.

During a Board meeting Friday, Dr. Randy Stevens, Chairmain, and Dr. Kathy Wides, Health Officer, announced their resignation. Administrator Susan Kadar announced her retirement.

A Mercer County leader confirmed to WVVA that Brenda Donathan, the department’s Threat Preparedness and SNS (Strategic National Stockpile) Coordinator, has been appointed as interim administrator.

Dr. Randy Maxwell is the new board chair, and Roger Topping the vice chair.

This story is developing. Stick with WVVA for updates.

Jade Burks

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