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Gloria Spear - Tumultuous 2020
Gloria Spear was promoted to Coles County Health Department Administrator in March 2022. During the pandemic she served as the Director of Environmental Health. Throughout her interview she explains how COVID-19 impacted Coles County from the start of the pandemic in March 2020 to April 2022. She also outlines how the pandemic impacted the services of the health department. She details the process of building vaccine clinics and contact tracing infrastructure. She also describes how the health department's services evolved to meet the needs of Coles County residents.