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King County Board of Health meeting on November 19, 2020

Summary

The King County Board of Health holds a meeting on November 19, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes discussion and possible action on age restrictions for electronic smoking devices and a resolution urging the state to address racism as a public health crisis.

Story

The King County Board of Health will hold a meeting on November 19, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. To help prevent the spread of the COVID-19, all Board members and staff will be participating remotely.

To watch or listen in to the meeting:

Join online: www.kingcounty.gov/boh/zoom

Join by phone:

  1. Dial: US : 1-253-215-8782
  2. Meeting ID: 948-8127-9162
  3. Password: 095944

There are two ways to watch or listen in to the meeting:

  1. Stream online at www.kingcounty.gov/boh/livestream
  2. Watch King County TV Channel 22 (Comcast Channel 22 and 322 (HD), Wave Broadband Channel 22)

Agenda

  1. Call to order

  2. Roll call

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

  4. Approval of Minutes of the meetings of October 15, 2020

  5. Public comments

  6. Chair's report

  7. Director's report

Briefings

  1. BOH Briefing No. 20-B15

    Children and Youth Appeal and Access to Marijuana Products
    • Sarah Ross Viles, Youth Marijuana Prevention and Education Program, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    • STAND Youth from Center for Multicultural Health

Discussion and Possible Action

  1. R&R No. BOH 20-03

    A RULE AND REGULATION relating to age restrictions regarding electronic smoking devices and unapproved nicotine delivery products; and amending R&R 10 04, Section 6, and BOH 19.12.040, R&R 10 04, Section 7, and BOH 19.12.050 and R&R 10 04, Section 8, and BOH 19.12.060.
    • Scott Neal, Tobacco Prevention Program Manager, Public Health – Seattle & King County

    Public Hearing Required

  2. Resolution No. 20-10

    A RESOLUTION encouraging the Washington state Legislature to address racism as a public health crisis including funding for Foundational Public Health Services and other vital policy strategies.
    • Anne Burkland, State & Local Affairs, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    • Matias Valenzuela, Director, Community Mitigation and Recovery Branch, COVID-19 Response and Equity Director, Public Health - Seattle & King County
    • Celia Jackson, Deputy Government Relations Director, Office of King County Executive Dow Constantine

Briefings

  1. BOH Briefing No. 20-B17

    COVID 19 and Vaccine Planning Updates
    • Patty Hayes, Director, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    • Jeff Duchin, Health Officer, Public Health – Seattle & King County

  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.