FILE - In this file photo taken April 11, 2017, a security officer stands on steps at the entrance to Western State Hospital, in Lakewood, Wash. The hospital is overseen by the Department of Social and Health Services, which is getting a new acting secretary this month. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
FILE - In this file photo taken April 11, 2017, a security officer stands on steps at the entrance to Western State Hospital, in Lakewood, Wash. The hospital is overseen by the Department of Social and Health Services, which is getting a new acting secretary this month. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File) Elaine Thompson AP
FILE - In this file photo taken April 11, 2017, a security officer stands on steps at the entrance to Western State Hospital, in Lakewood, Wash. The hospital is overseen by the Department of Social and Health Services, which is getting a new acting secretary this month. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File) Elaine Thompson AP

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Agency that oversees Western State Hospital and social services gets new leader — for now

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