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January minutes and streaming video of meeting
  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Announcement of any alternates serving in place of regular members
  4. Approval of Minutes of November 21, 2019
  5. Public Comments
  6. Chair's Report
  7. Director's Report
  8. Reappointment of Health Professional

  9. Resolution No. 20-05: A Resolution encouraging the Washington State Legislature to support funding for foundational public health services.
  10. Resolution No. 20-01: A Resolution encouraging the Washington state Legislature to restore local authority to enact local firearm policies and pursue firearm policies that would benefit all Washington residents' health and safety.
  11. Resolution No. 20-03: A Resolution encouraging the Washington State Legislature to expand affordable health care coverage to all Washington residents.
  12. Resolution No. 20-04: A Resolution encouraging the Washington State Legislature to adopt broad regulations to protect Washington's youth from the potential harmful effects of vapor product use.
  13. Resolution No. 20-02: A Resolution encouraging the Washington State Legislature to address climate change and its health impacts, with a focus on communities disproportionately impacted by health inequities.

  14. Board Member updates
  15. Administrator's report
  16. Other business

Adjournment

February minutes and streaming video of meeting
  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Announcement of any alternates serving in place of regular members
  4. Approval of Minutes of October 17, 2019 and January 16, 2020
  5. Public Comments
  6. Chair's Report
  7. Director's Report
  8. Election of Chair and Vice Chair

  9. Resolution No. 20-06: 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 2020
  10. BOH Briefing No. 20-B01: Youth and Young Adult Gun Violence Report
  11. BOH Briefing No. 20-B02: Novel Coronavirus briefing
  12. BOH Briefing No. 20-B03: Healthy Eating Committee Recommendations for 2020 Workplan
  13. Resolution No. 20-07: A Resolution adopting the 2020 work plan for the King County Board of Health
  14. BOH Briefing No. 20-B04: Legislative update

  15. Board Member updates
  16. Administrator's report
  17. Other business

Adjournment

The March 19, 2020 meeting was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The April 16, 2020 meeting was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The May 21, 2020 meeting was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 15 Special Meeting minutes and streaming video of meeting
  1. Call to order

  2. Roll call

  3. Announcement of any alternates serving in place of regular members

  4. Chair's report

Discussion and possible action

  1. Resolution No. 20-09
    A Resolution supporting King County's application to the Washington State Department of Health to enter Phase 2 of the Safe Start Reopening Plan
    Kirsten Wysen, Policy Analyst, Public Health - Seattle & King County
    Dennis Worsham, Prevention Division Director, Public Health - Seattle & King County
    Rachael Smith, Deputy County Executive, King County Executive Dow Constantine

Adjournment


June 18 regular meeting minutes and streaming video of meeting

  1. Call to order

  2. Roll call

  3. Announcement of any alternates serving in place of regular members

  4. Public comments

  5. Chair's report

  6. Director's report

Discussion and possible action

  1. Resolution No. 20-08
    A Resolution declaring racism as a Public Health crisis.

    Public Hearing Required

Adjournment

July agenda and streaming video of meeting
  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 June 10, 15, and 18, 2020
  5. Public comments
  6. Chair's report
  7. Director's report

  8. R&R No. BOH20-01
    A Rule and Regulation relating to telephonic participation by members of the Board of Health; and amending R&R No. 09 04, Section 8, as amended, and BOH 2.04.165.

  9. Resolution No. 20-07
    A Resolution adopting the 2020 work plan for the King County Board of Health.

  10. BOH Briefing No. 20 B09
    Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Adjournment

Meeting canceled for August 20, 2021.

September agenda and streaming video of meeting
  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. 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

  8. 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

  9. Board Member Updates
  10. Administrator's Report
  11. Other Business

Adjournment

October agenda and streaming video of meeting
  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Announcement of Any Alternates Serving in Place of Regular Members
  4. Approval of Minutes of September 17, 2020
  5. Public Comments
  6. Chair's Report
  7. Director's Report

  8. BOH Briefing No. 20-B12 Covid-19 Updates
    Patty Hayes, Director, Public Health – Seattle & King County

  9. BOH Briefing No. 20-B13
    The Race Gap in King County
    Marguerite Ro, Chief of Assessment, Policy Development, and Evaluation / Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    Matias Valenzuela, Director, Community Mitigation and Recovery Branch, COVID-19 Response and Equity Director, Public Health - Seattle & King County


  10. BOH Briefing No. 20-B14
    2021 Legislative Session Discussion
    Anne Burkland, State & Local Affairs, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    Celia Jackson, Deputy Government Relations Director, Office of King County Executive Dow Constantine


  11. Board Member Updates
  12. Administrator's Report
  13. Other Business

Adjournment

November agenda and streaming video of meeting
  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 October 15, 2020
  5. Public comments
  6. Chair's report
  7. Director's report

  8. BOH Briefing No. 20-B15
    Children and Youth Appeal and Access to Marijuana Products
    Sarah Ross Viles, Youth Marijuana Prevention and Education Program, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    STAND Youth from Center for Multicultural Health


  9. R&R No. BOH 20-03
    A RULE AND REGULATION relating to age restrictions regarding electronic smoking devices and unapproved nicotine delivery products; and amending R&R 10 04, Section 6, and BOH 19.12.040, R&R 10 04, Section 7, and BOH 19.12.050 and R&R 10 04, Section 8, and BOH 19.12.060.
    Scott Neal, Tobacco Prevention Program Manager, Public Health – Seattle & King County

  10. Resolution No. 20-10
    A RESOLUTION encouraging the Washington state Legislature to address racism as a public health crisis including funding for Foundational Public Health Services and other vital policy strategies.
    • Anne Burkland, State & Local Affairs, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    • Matias Valenzuela, Director, Community Mitigation and Recovery Branch, COVID-19 Response and Equity Director, Public Health - Seattle & King County
    • Celia Jackson, Deputy Government Relations Director, Office of King County Executive Dow Constantine

  11. BOH Briefing No. 20-B17
    COVID 19 and Vaccine Planning Updates
    • Patty Hayes, Director, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    • Jeff Duchin, Health Officer, Public Health – Seattle & King County


  12. Board Member Updates
  13. Administrator's Report
  14. Other Business

Adjournment

Meeting canceled for December 17, 2021.