Kosciusko County hires Dr. Eric Waldo as new health officer

A view of the Kosciusko County Courthouse.
By Dan Spalding
News Now Warsaw

WARSAW — The hiring of a new Kosciusko County Health Officer was approved by the Kosciusko County Commissioners on Tuesday.

The county health board nominated Dr. Eric Waldo, of Mentone, for the position.

County Attorney Ed Ormsby said the county commissioners interviewed Waldo on Jan. 4 after receiving the recommendation.

The Times-Union reports Waldo was born and raised in Indiana and joined Kosciusko Medical Group in July 2011. He earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2008. He is a full-time hospitalist at Lutheran Kosciusko Hospital.

Waldo replaces Dr. William Remington who stepped down Dec. 31.