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*Hybrid meetings: Attend King County Board of Health meetings in person in Council Chambers (Room 1001), 516 3rd Avenue in Seattle, or through remote access. Details on how to attend and/or provide comment remotely are listed below.

How to provide public comment:

If you do not wish to provide public comment, please help us manage the callers by using one of the options below to watch or listen to the meeting.

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  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 21, 2022

  5. Public Comments

  6. Chair's Report

  7. Director's Report

Briefings

  1. BOH Briefing No. 22-B09
    Monkeypox update
    Dr. Matthew Golden, Professor of Medicine, University of Washington; Director, Public Health Seattle and King County HIV/STD Program; Director, University of Washington Center for AIDS and STD

  2. BOH Briefing No. 22-B10
    Opioid Use and Harm Reduction in King County
    Brad Finegood, Strategic Advisor, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Public Health Seattle and King County

Discussion

  1. Introduction of 2023 Board of Health Member Esther Lucero, appointed by the American Indian Health Commission

  2. Board of Health restructure recruitment planning update
    Joy Carpine Cazzanti, Board Administrator, Public Health — Seattle & King County

  1. Board member updates

  2. Administrator's report

  3. Other business

Adjournment

If you have questions or need additional information about this agenda, please call 206-263-8328, or write to Joy Carpine Cazzanti, Board of Health Administrator via email at KCBOHAdmin@kingcounty.gov

About BOH meetings

All regular and special meetings of the Board and Board committee meetings shall be open to the public, in accordance with RCW 42.30. The Board may order the removal of individuals who are interrupting the meetings and may adjourn and reconvene in another location as provided in RCW 42.30.050.

The King County Board of Health meets at 1:00 pm on the third Thursday of each month unless otherwise noted. Meetings are held in the King County Council Chambers unless otherwise noted on monthly meeting agendas.

Scheduled meeting dates in 2022

  • January 20, 2022
  • February 17, 2022
  • March 17, 2022
  • April 14, 2022
  • May 19, 2022
  • June 16, 2022
  • July 21, 2022
  • August 18, 2022 (Cancelled)
  • September 15, 2022
  • October 20, 2022
  • November 17, 2022
  • December 15, 2022

The Board's final agenda is prepared two weeks prior to each meeting. If you would like to receive an advance copy of the agenda, subscribe to the Board of Health Email Update service or you can sign up at Board meetings to be added to the agenda email list.

Notice of the agenda for each regular meeting is also communicated prior to the meeting via press release to the electronic and print media throughout King County.

At each meeting, according to the usual order of business, the Chair shall call for general comments and invite persons wishing to testify before the Board to come forward. Persons wishing to testify before the Board are required to register on the sign in sheets provided on the day of the meeting.

Persons testifying before the Board shall state their name for the record. The Chair may establish time limits for individuals who wish to speak. The Board may allow additional time for the submission of written testimony.

Public Hearings on proposed regulations are generally held during the monthly Board of Health meetings and are noted as such on the meeting agenda. If you wish to submit written testimony please note the following:

Written testimony is accepted if received by 5:00 PM on the Monday prior to the day of the public hearing, or later, if the public comment period is extended by the Board at the following street address or via email at:

King County Board of Health
ATTN: Board of Health Administrator
401 5th Ave, Suite 1300
Seattle, WA 98104

Email: KCBOHAdmin@kingcounty.gov

If you have any questions about the Board of Health, please use our online form or call 206-263-0365.

Mailing address:

King County Board of Health
ATTN: Board of Health Administrator
401 5th Ave., Suite 1300
Seattle, WA 98104

Email: KCBOHAdmin@kingcounty.gov

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