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05.10.22 PM - BOH
Amendment passed for $70,253 increase in routine program spending; Health Officer Wallace says Covid rates below 100 per 100,000, recent up-tick elsewhere not yet felt here, new strain less virulent, resources and treatments improving,; Director Jones encourages home Covid testers to report any positive results, says increase in sexually transmitted diseases and drug overdoses, especially Fenanol tied to lack of routine care during pandemic, ad for “consumer of public health” board position has yielded one applicant; Environmental Health Director Hilton dealing with “solid run on development across the board”, says influx due to “social unrest stuff along I-5 corridor”; avian flu looming on the horizon.