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Meeting Name: BOARD OF HEALTH Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/14/2020 5:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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   1 Roll Call

Minutes note: Board Members: Ericka Sinclair, Marylyn Ranta, LaNelle Ramey, Ruthie Burich-Weatherly, Wujie Zhang, Caroline Gomez-Tom, , Ald. Chantia Lewis , Bria Grant, Julia Means Other: Claire Evers, Lilliann Paine, Griselle Torres, Greg Kruse, Mark Yatchak, Marlaina Jackson, Rocio Serna, Sanjib Bhattacharyya, Marlaina Jackson, Aaron Szopinski
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   2 Approval of minutes – 3/10/20, 4/14/20

Minutes note: March and April minutes were approved
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   3 Communication from Deputy Commissioners regarding

Minutes note: a.Departmental updates and introductions • Recent hires Rocio Serna and Shawn Benjamin joined the Board Meeting b.COVID 19 pandemic response • MHD presented and discussed slides that were also provided at Public Health and Safety Committee Meeting on 05/14/2020 link to presentation: https://milwaukee.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=4452238&GUID=B1183A8B-3678-454F-A6BD-CCCEBBAE2D05&Options=&Search= i. Lab testing MHDL continues to do COVID 19 testing but is not conducting antibody testing yet. ii. Community testing strategy • Assist MHD to develop mitigation strategies in the context of community outreach and engagement for specific/minority groups • Develop culturally appropriate community mitigation strategies for plant employees and their families • Identify actions regional meat packing plants can take to mitigate COVID-19 (safely operate and reopen), including providing evidence-based guidance on ongoing testing strategy/timing and protocols for employees • Provision of support for MHD leaders with regard to communication of key messages with government officials/politicians iii. Contact tracing and follow up • Deputy Paradis shared current daily testing goal of 2,000 for WI; 1,000 for Milwaukee. Milwaukee based National Guard testing sites recent daily testing volumes : Midtown (933); Umos (1,085) • Deputy Paradis confirmed that MHD is able to initiate contact tracing attempts within 24-48 hours of notification of a positive test result in most cases. There continue to be challenges in reaching and follow-up with some individuals. She also shared that 150-200 tracer will be required to adequately meet ongoing surge capacity; mitigation includes utilization of MHD staff/furloughed Milwaukee Public School Nurses/ Medical Residents; furloughed Milwaukee Public Library staff; cohort of nursing students iv. Other • Latino Outreach - MHD collaborating with 16th Street Health Center; CDC Field Team is assisted with refining health risk messaging for Southside • Board Members raised the following questions: – What should messaging/marketing look like for 14-23 year old Milwaukee residents? What should messaging/marketing look like for LGTBQ+ demographic • Once developed, the board will be asked to help disseminate the messaging and communication tools produced from the Advancing Healthier Wisconsin grant.
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   4 Update on Health in All Policies (HiAP) Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Grant and lead safe advisory committee formation

Minutes note: I. Grant is on pause II. Formation of the Lead Safe Advisory Committee is on pause III. MHD is working on getting extension for grant due to COVID-19 outbreak
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   5 Summer meeting schedule    Not available
   6 Adjournment    Not available
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