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King County Board of Health meeting on September 17, 2020

Summary

The King County Board of Health holds a meeting on September 17, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. The topic on the agenda includes briefings on COVID-19 impacts on mental health, suicide, domestic violence and community wellbeing, and influenza and COVID-19 updates.

Story

The King County Board of Health will hold a meeting on September 17, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. To help prevent the spread of the COVID-19, all Board members and staff will be participating remotely.

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

Join by phone:

  1. Dial: US : 1-253-215-8782
  2. Meeting ID: 967-7971-5834
  3. Password: 346006

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 July 16, 2020

  5. Public comments

  6. Chair's report

  7. Director's report


Briefings

  1. BOH Briefing No. 20 B10
    COVID 19 impacts on mental health, suicide, domestic violence and community wellbeing.
    • Lauren Rigert, Crisis Connections, Senior Director of Development & Community Relations
    • Marguerite Ro, Chief of Assessment, Policy Development, and Evaluation / Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    • Sarah Wilhelm, Community Well Being Group Supervisor, Coronavirus (COVID19) Response and Strategic Advisor for Trauma Informed Systems, Best Starts for Kids, Public Health Seattle & King County

  2. BOH Briefing No. 20 B11
    Covid 19 and flu updates
    • Jeff Duchin, Health Officer, Public Health — Seattle & King County
    • Patty Hayes, Director, Public Health – Seattle & King County

  3. Board Member Updates

  4. Administrator's Report

  5. 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.