Ms. Kerry Dunlavey
joined the Baker County Health Department as Nursing Director in 1991,
and accepted the position of Administrator shortly thereafter. Her
vision for the health department includes providing comprehensive,
individual health care on a wide range of public health, medical,
social, and health promotion venues for the citizens of Baker County.
During her administration, Ms. Dunlavey has been
responsible for obtaining numerous grants promoting child abuse
prevention, healthy start for pregnant mothers, dental services, injury
prevention, tobacco prevention, chronic disease prevention, diabetes,
and HIV/AIDS prevention. Ms. Dunlavey has been a visionary introducing
health education, prevention and promotion as essential components in
conjunction with cutting edge medical services in meeting rural health
needs in the community.