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11:23 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Delta County Health Department's Koehler Talks About Sequestration Cuts

Delta County Health Officer Bonnie Koehler’s office window is decorated with wands – she needs “magic” to do her job.

Municipalities, agencies and organizations are beginning to glimpse what the Sequestration – a round of budget cuts imposed by Congress – means to the rest of the country. 

Delta County Health Officer Bonnie Koehler told commissioners yesterday that the sequestration has taken a whack out of a crucial fund, the Community Services Block Grant that pays for some family planning services (excluding abortions), along with emergency medications for those who can’t afford them.

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