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September 14, 2022

King County Board of Health Meeting Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022



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. Stream online at
  2. Watch King County TV Channel 22 (Comcast Channel 22 and 322 (HD), Wave Broadband Channel 22)
  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


  1. BOH Briefing No. 22-B09
    Monkeypox update
    • Dr. Matthew Golden
      Professor of Medicine, University of Washington; Director, Public Health — Seattle & 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 & King County


  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
  3. Board member updates
  4. Administrator's report
  5. Other business