Missouri Health Director Resigns

The state’s health director resigned yesterday amid the state’s coronavirus vaccine rollout. Governor Mike Parson made the announcement yesterday and did not provide a reason for the departure of Health and Senior Services Director Dr. Randall Williams. Parson named his deputy chief of staff, Robert Knodell, to be the agency’s acting director. Parson thanked Williams for all the work he has done for the people of Missouri and wished him the best in his future endeavors.