Health Committee - 2017


This Committee shall have  jurisdiction over all matters and legislation pertaining to or affecting  the County Department of Health Services:

  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Division
  • WIC Programs
  • Infant mortality
  • Disease control
  • Public health
  • AIDS and AIDS prevention services
  • Breast cancer issues
  • Managed care
  • Mental health services
  • Patient care
  • Emergency medical services and the Emergency Medical Services Division
  • Pre-natal care
  • Handicapped children’s programs
  • Handicapped services
  • County’s anti-smoking laws
  • Enforcement of the County Sanitary Code and of health related regulatory laws
  • Rabies inoculation, Animal Bite Registry, and Animal Shelter Law
  • Implementation of health related websites


This  Committee shall also consider and vote on any appointment to a board,  commission, department, agency, authority, task force, or comparable  entity under the jurisdiction of this Committee as well as any outside  consultant which may be authorized by this Committee.