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02.13.2024 BOH

Meeting Highlights: 

· Board approves $19,000 to be paid to Blue Sky Minds, along with Memo of Understanding to conduct an assessment of Okanogan County's food/growers needs – will report back quarterly.

· Board approves procurement policy to purchase Emergency Response vehicle, preferably local purchase up to $55,000.

· Report from Dr Wallace: We’re out of respiratory illness season (Covid, Influenza, RSV), ER visits have risen, hospitalization rates are down. Have been working with schools/day cares and Long Term Care facilities for outbreaks. Continued Opioid Overdose problem, along with sexually transmitted infections. Director presents power point to report on Public Health 2023 activity.& data. Environmental Health Officer reports wrap-up of 2023; septic difficult on an acre. (100 foot radius sanitary zone needed- easier with a 2 acre minimum.

· BOCC reports zone code is up for review.

· Adjourn 2:58

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