Candidate for mayor of Columbia, Sam Johnson, says Columbia should hire a Chief Health Officer

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– One of the candidates for mayor in the City of Columbia thinks there should be a Chief Health Officer. On Monday, Sam Johnson held a news conference with leaders from the Midlands medical community.

Johnson says he’s proposing the idea of hiring of a Chief Health Officer to help the city’s response to the pandemic and face other medical issues affecting the city.

Tameika Isaac Devine and Daniel Rickenmann are also running for mayor.

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