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Jean Turner

Expert Profile

Jean Turner

Director
Inyo County Health & Human Services
Expertise: 
health of Inyo County residents
communicable disease control
health and social services
pregnant and parenting teens
child abuse prevention

Biography

Jean Turner is director of Inyo County Health & Human Services. It is her job to promote personal health, community wellness and public health, assess and ensure access to appropriate health care and services, prepare for and respond to health emergencies and disasters, encourage the adoption of healthy and environmentally sound behaviors, control communicable diseases, and prevent and manage injuries and chronic disease and mitigate the associated disabilities. The department's programs include the adolescent family life program for pregnant and parenting teenagers and the child abuse prevention, intervention and treatment program.

155 E. Market St.
Independence  California  93526
United States
Office Phone: 
(760) 878-0242

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