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01/12/2021 Monthly General Mtg


Regular Monthly Business meeting – We request that all Precinct Committee Persons, Executive Committee, Committee Chairs and Delegates attend.

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Grants Pass Public Safety Chief, Warren Hensman will join us during the Social to discuss the effects of COVID-19, the local homeless situation and the next steps they plan to take to address the failed levy measure meant to sustain the department’s operations.

Social begins at 6:30 pm

Business Meeting begins at 7:00 pm with speaker Dr. Bruce Murray.

Questions about COVID in Josephine County? Wondering what it would be like to be a contact tracer? Need more information about COVID vaccines? Dr. Bruce Murray, a medical advisor for Josephine County Public Health, will be guest speaker at the January 12 meeting of the Josephine County Democrats. The ZOOM meeting, beginning at 6:30 pm, can be accessed by registering for it on josephinedemocrats.org. Go to the events page and click on the link provided.

Murray is a primary care physician trained in Internal Medicine who practiced at the Grants Pass Clinic from 1990 to 2017. For the past 12 years he has been a volunteer physician and teacher for a number of non-governmental overseas refugee agencies serving large camps in Uganda, Bangladesh and Greece. His training for that includes Epidemics, Tropical Medicine and Refugee Health. In March of 2020 Dr. Murray volunteered to be a Josephine County Public Health advisor and helped start the contact tracing program for Josephine County in April of 2020. He is also an advisor to Dr. Candelaria, the county chief medical officer. Murry’s wife, Caroline Brown, ran the urgent care department at the Grants Pass Clinic until last June. She has become “one of my best contact tracers,” Dr. Murray said. Their son Ben is also in medicine as a hospitalist in a rural hospital in Sandpoint Idaho. He was one of the first to receive the COVID vaccine in Idaho three weeks ago.