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King County Board of Health meeting Thursday, February 16, 2023


The King County Board of Health will meet Thursday, February 16, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes a briefing on infant mortality prevention.


PUBLIC NOTICE: 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.

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.

Two ways to watch or listen in to the 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 January 19, 2023

  5. Public Comments

  6. Chair's Report

  7. Director's Report


  1. BOH Briefing No. 23-B02
    Infant mortality prevention

    Dila Perera
    , MPH, MSW, Executive Director, Open Arms
    Vazaskia Crockrell, Division Director Community Health Services, Public Health- Seattle & King County
    Michelle Sarju, MSW, Parent Child Health Programs Administrator, Public Health- Seattle & King County
    Eva Wong, Ph.D, Senior Epidemiologist, Public Health- Seattle & King County
    Marcy Miller, Co-Lead & Policy Manager, Best Starts for Kids, Public Health- Seattle & King County

Discussion and possible action

  1. Resolution No. 23-02
    A Resolution adopting the 2023 work plan for the King County Board of Health


  1. BOH Briefing No. 23-B03
    State legislative update

    Michael White, State Relations Director, Office of King County Executive Dow Constantine
    Jessica Jeavons, Director of Policy and Planning, Public Health- Seattle & King County
  1. Board member updates

  2. Administrator's report

  3. Other business


If you have questions or need additional information about this agenda, please call (206) 263 8328, or write to Susie Levy, Board of Health Administrator via email at