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Adams County Health Department Celebrates Nancy Bluhm


Thursday city officials and Adams County Health Department employees celebrated the career of Nancy Bluhm, who is leaving her position as the public health administrator. There was food, presents, and fellowship time.

Bluhm has been working for the county for twenty six years, seventeen of them as the public health administrator. She and her husband will be moving to Springfield, Missouri - where her husband has a new position. She says she hopes to continue to work in public health in a different capacity. "I would like to stay either in public health or in some kind of community based organization, thinking about parish nursing or school nursing, thinking about home care or hospice work so you know, pretty soon I'll go down and make myself available to do it," she said.

She says one of her most interesting memories at this job was when she was forced to shut down a Chinese restaurant for serving food at an unsafe temperature.

She called the party "bittersweet".

Quincy mayor John Spring also presented Bluhm with a key to the city at the reception.

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