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King County Board of Health meeting on February 18, 2021

Summary

The King County Board of Health is holding a meeting on February 18, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes discussion and possible action on a resolution about management of COVID 19 prevention and outbreaks in Washington State Department of Corrections facilities, an update on COVID-19 and vaccine updates and adopting the 2021 workplan for the Board.

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The King County Board of Health will hold a meeting on February 18, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.

To help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, all Boardmembers and staff will be participating in the Board of Health meeting remotely. The live feed of the meeting will be streaming on the King County Council's website and on KCTV Channel 22.

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

Join by phone:

  1. Dial: US : 1-253-215-8782
  2. Meeting ID: 966 8174 7554
  3. Password: 706083

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)
  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 January 21, 2021

  5. Public comments

  6. Chair's report

  7. Director's report

Discussion and Possible Action

  1. Resolution No. 21-04
    A Resolution encouraging the Washington state Legislature to hold a hearing on the management of COVID 19 prevention and outbreaks in Washington state Department of Corrections facilities and to initiate an independent investigation of allegations about mismanagement of COVID 19 precautions and the impacts on people currently incarcerated.
    • Susie Levy, Board of Health Administrator, Public Health – Seattle & King County

Briefings

  1. BOH Briefing No. 21-B02

    COVID-19 and vaccine updates
    • Patty Hayes, Director, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    • Jeff Duchin, Health Officer, Public Health – Seattle & King County

  2. Election of Chair and Vice Chairs

Discussion and Possible Action

  1. Resolution No. 21-02
    A Resolution designating the order in which the vice chairs of the King County Board of Health may act in the absence of the chair in 2021.

  2. Resolution No. 21-01
    A Resolution adopting the 2021 work plan for the King County Board of Health.

Briefings

  1. BOH Briefing No. 21-B03
    State Legislative Update
    • Anne Burkland, State & Local Affairs, Public Health – Seattle & King County

  1. Board Member Updates

  2. Administrator's Report

  3. 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.