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William R. Steinhaus
Dutchess County Executive
(845) 486-2000

For Immediate Release

October  20, 2000



Poughkeepsie -- County Executive William R. Steinhaus has announced the re-appointment of Dr. Michael Caldwell to a six-year term as the County’s Commissioner of Health. The term is effective immediately and concludes August, 2006. Dr. Caldwell was originally appointed to this position in August of 1994.

Dutchess County Executive Steinhaus said, "Michael Caldwell has served Dutchess County and its residents well during his first six-year term and I have confidence and trust in him that he is ready to meet our challenges of the future."

"I look forward to continuing my work with County Executive Steinhaus to address the many public health challenges that face our community," said Dr. Michael Caldwell.

Dr. Caldwell resides with his wife, Maryanne Wysell, M.D. and their two children in the Town of Poughkeepsie.


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