Umatilla — Sarah Williams has been promoted to director of the Umatilla County Public Health Department.
She has been acting as interim administrator since July, a news release said.
Williams joined the health department in 2012 as community nursing supervisor and before that worked as an RN at the East Oregon Surgery Center, the release said. She's also worked in the medical/surgical department of Good Shepherd Hospital in Hermiston and at Seattle Children's Hospital, it said.
The Irrigon native holds a bachelor's degree in nursing from Carroll College in Montana.