Feb. 20: Board of Health to discuss medical air transport, measles, Kratom and more in Friday Harbor

On Wednesday, February 20, 2019, the San Juan County Board of Health will be discussing medical air transport, a critical Access to Care issue, at their regularly scheduled Board meeting. The meeting will start at 11:30 am in the County Council Hearing Room. 

Please note this is a discussion item for the Board of Health, not a public hearing. The Board can ask for input from the audience during the discussion. However, input may be limited as the Board has a full agenda.

AGENDA - Wednesday, February 20 -  Legislative Hearing Room, Friday Harbor

11:30 a.m.

Approval of Agenda

Excuse Absence Members

Approval of Minutes

Public Comment

11:35 a.m. Committee Reports

ACH – Bill Watson & Mark Tompkins

CCC – Kyle Davies & Bill Watson

Other Committees – NSBHO, NWRC

11:55 a.m. Health Officer Report - Dr. Frank James, Health Officer

⦁ Influenza Update

⦁ Kratom Update & Discussion

⦁ CDB Review and Discussion

12:10 p.m. Air Medical Transport/Insurance Continuing Discussion

⦁ Board Members

12:35 p.m. Pharmacy Discussion

⦁ Rick McCoy, Lopez Island Pharmacy

1:10 p.m. Communicable Disease Updates – Measles & Varicella

⦁ Ellen Wilcox, Healthy Communities Manager

1:30 p.m. Community Health Status Indicators Review

⦁ Mark Tompkins, Director 1:45 p.m. Public Comment

1:50 p.m. Adjourn

The San Juan County Board of Health has responsibility over all matters pertaining to the preservation of the life and health of the people of San Juan County. The Board of Health is a seven-member board consisting of the three County Council members, one Town of Friday Harbor representative and three at-large members with knowledge of public health practices.

County residents are encouraged to attend and provide input to the Board on health matters. The Board generally meets monthly on the third Wednesday starting around 11:30 am in the County Council Hearing Room. The meetings are streamed via the county's website. Past meetings are available. Please check the county website or contact Health & Community Services at (360) 378-4474 to learn about upcoming Board meetings.


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