LONG BEACH — City Manager Patrick West on Thursday announced that he has named Susan Price as interim director of the city's Department of Health and Human Services.

"Ms. Price is a highly capable leader with considerable experience, and I am confident that she will do an excellent job in promoting, protecting and preserving public health here in Long Beach," West said in a city-issued press release.

Price, who has been with the city since 2003, takes on the new role immediately as the city continues with a nationwide search for a replacement for retired Health Director Ron Arias.




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