IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike to Resign

IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike to Resign

(IOCI RADIO) – Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike will leave her position later this month.

Ezike became a recognizable name as she helped guide the state through the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. J.B. Pritzker had high praise Tuesday for for his director after her three years of service to the state.

Ezike said her immediate plans are to “take a breather” and reconnect with herself as well as her husband and four kids. Pritzker issued a proclamation designating March 1 as “Dr. Ezike Day” in Illinois.

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