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2016-04-25 HEALTH BOARD MINUTES JEFFERSON COUNTY HEALTH BOARD MINUTES March 8, 2016 ATTENDANCE: Board: Sherrel Rhys(via telephone), Kay Bills-Kazimi, Kathy Rux, Sandy Sacry, and Commissioner Bob Mullen. Staff: Megan Bullock, Joan VanDuynhoven and Molly Carey. Others: None others present. I. CALL TO ORDER: 6:30 pm II.AGENDA:The agenda was approved. III.MINUTES: Sandy made a motion to accept the minutes as presented from the January 12, 2016 regular meeting. Kay seconded. All in favor, motion carried. IV. SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS: None at this time. V.STAFF REPORTS: a. Environmental Health Department: Megan submitted reports covering January and February. She issued nine septic permits, up a little compared to seven one year ago. She inspected six systems,one more than one year ago.Twenty-four junk vehicles have been hauled so far this fiscal year.She reported to the board that she has junk vehicle grant funds that need to be expended. She has committed those to share the expense with the Road Department for purchasing an excavator that will be used by both departments.She submitted only one subdivision to the State, and had four subdivisions approved. She continues to attend weekly survey review meetings.The County Attorney will continue following up on the failed septic system in Alhambra. She continues to work on the Clancy Water and Sewer District.The participation on the income surveys fell short of the required sixty percent. She feels at this point that the people are not appropriately educated on the issues at hand,so the next step will be to continue education. She reported one cat bite with quarantine and one dog bite with quarantine. b. Public Health Department: Broadwater County has resumed WIC services in Jefferson County.Joan reported to the Board that she continues to be available to work in the Boulder Clinic as needed. She worked nine days in the Boulder Clinic during January, February and to date in March. She met with the Nurse Family Partnership to inquire about services that might be offered to residents of Jefferson County.Sarina Eckman is interested in attending a car seat training with certification in Bozeman. She asked about possible financial assistance with lodging. She would be available to conduct car seat checks at the Boulder Clinic on WIC days. Concerned with liability,the Board instructed Joan to consult the County Attorney to determine if it was okay to proceed with financial assistance for Sarina and schedule her to conduct checks for Jefferson County residents. Commissioner Mullen reported that a Mental Health Local Advisory Council has been created to help establish mental health services for the residents of Jefferson County.The next meeting will be April 6th at 10:00 am in the Clerk and Recorder's Office. c. Health Officer:Joan reported to the Board that she did some research on developing policies to follow as the Jefferson County Health Officer. She decided that it would be more effective and efficient to consult with the County Attorney depending on each individual case.Joan will attend a conference March 15'h—171^in Poison about HIV. She is also scheduled to attend the State Family Planning meeting March 30th and 31st.The annual Immunization Workshop will be held at Fairmont on April 13th. d. Public Health School Nurse: Pam reported to the Board that the follow up varicella immunization reviews have been completed countywide.The Health Department conducted a second immunization clinic at AYA to continue bringing residents into compliance.All school hearing screenings are complete. Initial vision screenings are also complete,with re-screenings being performed. Dental screenings are scheduled in Basin, Cardwell and Clancy. Pam will attend the Immunization Workshop in Fairmont on April 13th. She will be attending the Montana Association of School Nurse's Spring Conference on April 18th. Kindergarten Screenings have been scheduled for Whitehall, Montana City, Clancy,and Boulder. Molly will conduct immunization record checks and Pam will conduct vision screenings. Pam continues to review and update cases of students with chronic or specific medical conditions. She offers staff training depending on each school's needs. Pam requested permission to begin looking for new vision screening equipment.She did find The Optec 5000 that would meet the basic requirements for screenings. The machine costs approximately$1900.00. Sandy made a motion to approve the purchase of The Optec 5000. Kay seconded.All in favor, motion carried. VI.OLD BUSINESS: a. Budget and Claims: Molly presented the budget for December and January. Kathy made a motion to accept the budget as presented. Sandy seconded.All in favor, motion carried. Kay and Sandy submitted claims for mileage. b. Correspondence: None at this time. VII. NEW BUSINESS: a. Staffing Update: Molly reported to the Board that the online advertisement produced over one hundred site visits, but resulted in no applications.There are two individuals who expressed an interest in the position,so the staff has been answering their questions and letting them know about the department. Sandy let the board know that the College of Technology will be hosting a career fair and it might prove advantageous if one of the nurses could be available to attend it and meet with graduating nursing students.Sandy will email the information to Molly.Sandy will also obtain contact information for nursing students that will be graduating from Butte. VIII.PUBLIC COMMENT: None at this time. IX.NEXT MEETING: The next regular meeting has been scheduled for May 17,2016 at 6:30 pm in the Health Department waiting room. Kay moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:30 pm. Sandy seconded. All in favor, motion carried. X.MEETING EVALUATION a. Meeting started on time: Yes b. Meeting ended on time:Yes c.Addressed all items on the agenda:Yes d. Discussed issues and came to decisions:Yes e. Gave everyone opportunity to express themselves:Yes Min r ro v d b .Je drs n County Health Board. L — _ 5-a4--aotto Sherrel Rhys,Co-Health Board Chair Date