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Tulsa Health Department employee passes due to COVID

Posted at 3:50 PM, Dec 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-27 16:51:52-05

Officials with the Tulsa Health Department announced the passing of Division Chief of Adolescent and Child Health, Pam Rask.

“Pam was the epitome of what a public health professional is: strong, courageous, dedicated, and with the greatest heart for service I have ever met in my public health career,” THD Executive Director Dr. Bruce Dart says.

Dr. Dart says, “COVID-19 has taken too many of our loved ones. Everyone please stay vigilant and stay safe.”

The statement also says, "during Pam’s nearly 35-year career at THD, she oversaw the development and implementation of community health programs to improve the health and well-being of Tulsa County residents. The impact of her leadership and legacy will carry on for generations to come. Please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers."

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