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King County Board of Health meeting on September 15, 2016

Summary

The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 9/15/16. Topics on the agenda include possible action on a resolution pertaining to protecting people from papillomavirus-associated cancers, and briefings on Human Papillomavirus prevention and on the health of King County with a focus on health disparities.

Story

The King County Board of Health will hold its next meeting on September 15, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.

King County Council Chambers
10th Floor, King County Courthouse
516 3rd Avenue, Room 1001
Seattle

AGENDA

  1. Call to order

  2. Roll call

  3. Announcement of any alternates serving in place of regular members

  4. Approval of Minutes of July 21, 2016

  5. Public comments

  6. Director's report

Discussion and possible action

  1. Resolution No. 16-08
    A Resolution encouraging efforts to protect individuals within King County from human papillomavirus associated cancers and other conditions by improving human papillomavirus vaccination rates and increasing knowledge and acceptance of human papillomavirus vaccines among parents and adolescents.

Briefings

  1. BOH Briefing No. 16-B15
    Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Prevention in King County

    Libby Page, MPH, Communicable Disease, Epidemiology and Immunization Program, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    David Baure, MN, RN, Communicable Disease, Epidemiology and Immunization Program, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    Theresa Tamura, Group Health Foundation Executive Director, Philanthropy & Community Engagement
    Claire Furtick, HPV Champion, Nathan Hale High School
    Paul Tamura, HPV Champion, Nathan Hale High School

  2. BOH Briefing No. 16-B16
    King County Health Profile with a Focus on Health Disparities

    Jeff Duchin, MD, Health Officer, Public Health – Seattle & King County
  1. Chair's Report

  2. Board Member Updates 

  3. Administrator's Report 

  4. Other business

Adjournment

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.