The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 7/21/16. Topics on the agenda include potential action on a resolution calling for meaningful actions to address lead poisoning and support for efforts to eliminate lead poisoning in King County and a briefing regarding a gun violence prevention program and Public Health approaches to firearm suicide prevention.
The King County Board of Health will hold its next meeting on July 21, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.
King County Council Chambers
10th Floor, King County Courthouse
516 3rd Avenue, Room 1001
- Call to order
- Roll call
- Announcement of any alternates serving in place of regular members
- Approval of Minutes of June 16, 2016
- Public comments
- Director's report
Discussion and possible action
- Resolution No. 16-07
A Resolution calling for meaningful actions to address lead poisoning and support for efforts to eliminate lead poisoning in King County.
- BOH Briefing No. 16-B13
Preventing lead poisoning in King County
Nicole Thomsen, Environmental Public Health Planner, Environmental Health Services, Public Health – Seattle & King County and the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program
Steve Whittaker, PhD, Public Health Researcher, Environmental Health Services, Public Health – Seattle & King County and the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program
- BOH Briefing No. 16-B14
Gun violence prevention program and Public Health approaches to firearm suicide prevention
Laura Hitchcock, JD, Program Manager, Gun Violence Prevention Program, Public Health – Seattle & King County
Chief Carol Cummings, Bothell Police Department
Jennifer Stuber, PhD, Associate Professor, UW School of Social Work; Executive Director, Forefront: Innovations in Suicide Prevention
- Chair's Report
- Board Member Updates
- Administrator's Report
- Other business
The King County Board of Health sets county-wide public health policy, enacts and enforces local public health regulations, and carries out other duties of local boards of health specified in state law. These duties include enforcing state public health statutes, preventing and controlling the spread of infectious disease, abating nuisances, and establishing fee schedules for licenses, permits and other services.