Haldimand-Norfolk's board of health will begin looking for a new medical officer in FebruaryCBC NewsCara Nickerson
Dr. Matt Strauss has resigned after a controversial run as Haldimand-Norfolk's acting medical officer.
He told CBC News that it was "a great honour to serve the community" and that his departure is "bittersweet".
Strauss will end his 18 months as medical officer on April 1, he announced in a health and social services advisory meeting on Monday.
Strauss has faced criticism for his public comments before.