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These notes were taken by an Okanogan County Watch volunteer. Every attempt is made to be accurate. Notes are verbatim when possible, and otherwise summarized or paraphrased.
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8.08.2023 BOH

Meeting Highlights: 

- Fall prevention classes offered to low-income seniors

Passage of an inter-local agreement giving legal framework to cross-county support and collaboration

- Maryann Williams relays gleanings from national local boards of health conference in Tacoma

- Covid hospitalizations up, increased vigilance in health care settings, one death reported

- Bat concerns addressed

- Record set for opioid overdose calls to 911; two “drug houses” destroyed

- Libraries offer clean-air spaces for fleeing wildfire smoke;  vigilance encouraged

- Board of Health envisioning creation of finance committee to tackle revision of salaries; new employee sought to deal with emergencies, will cooperate with Emergency Management

- Building permits down in Methow, up in north of county

- Meeting adjourned at 2:32

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