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Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: BOARD OF HEALTH Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/2/2023 5:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Virtual
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     This is a virtual meeting. Please join from your computer, tablet or smartphone using the link provided below or by calling the number provided. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/99209923533?pwd=OEJ1MXRyWVk5eWtUUDBteTllYlZLZz09 Meeting ID: 992 0992 3533 Passcode: 337213 One tap mobile +13017158592,,99209923533#,,,,*337213# US (Washington DC) +13126266799,,99209923533#,,,,*337213# US (Chicago) Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 992 0992 3533 Passcode: 337213     Not available Not available
   1. Call to Order    Not available Not available
     Chair Caroline Gomez-Tom called the meeting to order at 5:31 pm    Not available Not available
   2. Roll Call    Not available Not available
     Present: Ruthie Burich-Weatherly, Caroline Gomez-Tom, Bria Grant, Dr. Ian Martin, Julia Means, Ericka Sinclair, Wujie Zhang, and Ald. JoCasta Zamarripa Absent: Excused:     Not available Not available
   3. Approval of January 5, 2023 Board meeting minutes     Not available Not available
     Board member Wujie Zhang motioned to approve, Board member Dr. Ian Martin seconded, the motion passed with all in favor and none opposed.    Not available Not available
   4. Approval of Board of Health correspondence    Not available Not available
     Vice Chair Ruthie Burich-Weatherly motioned to approve, Board member Wujie Zhang seconded, the motion passed with all in favor and none opposed.    Not available Not available
   5. Communication from Interim Commissioner, Tyler Weber, with Medical Director, Dr. Heather Paradis    Not available Not available
     Interim Commissioner Weber presented an update including his transition as Interim Health Commissioner, onboarding the Clinic Operations Director and Laboratory Director, a farewell to Health Strategy Director Langston Verdin, and Ernst & Young. Dr. Paradis presented a COVID-19 update including the current city of Milwaukee community level, the COVID monitoring process/procedures, the future of the State and Federal response to COVID-19, and MHD’s future response to COVID-19 surrounding contact tracing, testing, and vaccinations.     Not available Not available
   6. Presentation from Deputy Commissioner, Erica Olivier, on MHD Community Health with Maternal & Child Health Director, Rosamaria Martinez    Not available Not available
     Deputy Commissioner Olivier and Maternal & Child Health Director Rosamaria Martinez presented an updated including the background of Maternal and Child Health Division, follow-up to 2022 goals, infant mortality and stillbirth rates, guiding values, and goals for 2023.    Not available Not available
     Standing Agenda Items:    Not available Not available
   7. Home Environmental Health (Lead Program)    Not available Not available
     Interim Commissioner/Deputy Commissioner Weber reported that an Enforcement Manager has been hired and they are looking at ways to standardize enforcement procedures as it relates to training for LRAs, the language, orders and referrals.     Not available Not available
   8. Office of Violence Prevention    Not available Not available
     Office of Violence Prevention will provide an update at the next scheduled meeting.    Not available Not available
   9. MHD Board Member and Branch Collaboration Updates    Not available Not available
     Medical Services Branch: Board members Dr. Ian Martin and Ericka Sinclair met with Medical Director Dr. Paradis. Policy, Innovation and Engagement (PIE) Branch: Chair Caroline Gomez-Tom met with Deputy Commissioner Bailey Murph. PIE secured an infrastructure grant.     Not available Not available
   10. Future agenda items [Next board meeting, Thursday, May 4, 2023 @ 5:30 pm]     Not available Not available
     * OVP goals and updates * Board development (add to Summer 2023 agenda) * Ascension – St. Francis: Labor & Delivery closing     Not available Not available
   11. Adjournment    Not available Not available
     Board member Dr. Ian Martin motioned to adjourn, Board member Ericka Sinclair seconded and motion passed, with all in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 6:59 pm.    Not available Not available
     In the event that Common Council members who are not members of this committee attend this meeting, this meeting may also simultaneously constitute a meeting of the Common Council or any of the following committees: Community and Economic Development, Finance and Personnel, Judiciary and Legislation, Licenses, Public Safety and Health, Public Works, Zoning, Neighborhoods & Development, and/or Steering and Rules. Whether a simultaneous meeting is occurring depends on whether the presence of one or more of the Common Council member results in a quorum of the Common Council or any of the above committees, and, if there is a quorum of another committee, whether any agenda items listed above involve matters within that committee’s realm of authority. In the event that a simultaneous meeting is occurring, no action other than information gathering will be taken at the simultaneous meeting.     Not available Not available
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