Texas health leader tapped as new LDH secretary

Louisiana

(KLFY)- Sources say the leader the Texas Department of State Health Services will be the next secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health.

Courtney Phillips, currently the Texas health agency’s executive commissioner, is expected to be named Louisiana’s health secretary by Gov. John Bel Edwards,  the Texas Tribune reports.

Rebekah Gee announced her resignation as Louisiana’s secretary of health last month.

This is a developing story.

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