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Today is Health and Human Services Workers Day

"Otter Tail County is fortunate to have an experienced, dedicated team of people who give their all to ensure wellbeing for the clients and residents they serve," said Lynne Penke Valdes, deputy county administrator for Otter Tail County.

The Minnesota Governor’s office has declared that today, Wednesday, Dec. 8, is Health and Human Services Workers Day in the state.

The designation recognizes health and human services workers, who are dedicated to improving lives, protecting people who are vulnerable, and providing outstanding public services to the people of Minnesota. Health and human services workers work each and every day toward the health, prevention and protection of Minnesotans.

Lynne Penke Valdes, deputy county administrator for Otter Tail County, said, “The work done by health and human services staff often goes unnoticed. Otter Tail County is fortunate to have an experienced, dedicated team of people who give their all to ensure wellbeing for the clients and residents they serve.”

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