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Door County Public Health Officer Susan Powers to retire

Door County Public Health Officer Susan Powers, a key leader of the county’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, will retire in June. She announced her retirement Monday at a meeting of the county’s Health and Human Services Board. It is effective June 24.


Door County families face limited child care options, affordability challenges

Door County parents face challenges including limited options for child care and limited space available at existing facilities; logistical and scheduling issues arising from the county’s tourism industry and unique geography; and the cost of child care itself. Child care providers also face difficulties in building a sustainable business model while meeting regulatory standards.