Bioterrorism Funds Tight, Board Tells Top State Health Official
Wallace, Diana, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer
The DuPage County Board of Health grilled the state's top health officer Thursday on why the suburbs aren't getting more money to prepare for a bioterrorism attack.
"We're kind of in a crisis here in DuPage County with dramatic decreases in funding to take care of services we've had in the past," said board member Dr. Lanny Wilson. "We're looking to higher sources to help us."
Dr. John Lumpkin, director of the Illinois Department of Public Health who attended the meeting to address local concerns, said he's confident the county will "get more than its fair share."
Lumpkin has the task of …
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Publication information: Article title: Bioterrorism Funds Tight, Board Tells Top State Health Official. Contributors: Wallace, Diana - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: June 7, 2002. Page number: 4. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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