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Meeting Name: BOARD OF HEALTH Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/4/2021 5:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: VIRTUAL MEETING
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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   1. Call to order    Not available
     The meeting was called to order at 5:39 PM.     Not available
   2. Roll call    Not available
     Present: Ruthie Burich-Weatherly, Caroline Gomez-Tom, Bria Grant, Ericka Sinclair, Julia Means, Wujie Zhang Excused: Dr. Ian Martin, Dr. Domonique Weathers Absent: Ald. Lewis     Not available
   3. Approval of meeting minutes from Sept 2, 2021 and October 7, 2021    Not available
     Board member Means motioned to approve minutes from September, Board member Sinclair seconded, and the motion passed, with none opposed. Board member Gomez-Tom motion to approve minutes from October, Board member Means seconded the motion, which passed with all in favor.     Not available
   4. Communication from MHD Health Commissioner, Kirsten Johnson.     Not available
     Commissioner Johnson presented an overview of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and major updates. COVID case numbers are declining in the city and MHD clinics have started vaccinating children 5-11 at all three sites. City vaccine mandate has gone into effect for employees, MHD received $42.6 of ARPA funds for OVP, the lead program, and continuation of the COVID response.    Not available
   5. Presentation from Erica Olivia     Not available
210143 0 CommunicationCommunication relating to those documents submitted to the Board of Health for its meetings in 2021.    Action details Not available
     Interim Deputy Commissioner of Community Health/ MCH Director, Erica Olivier, presented an overview of the Empowering Families of Milwaukee Program, Direct Assistance to Dads (DAD) project, PNCC (Prenatal Care Coordination), and BOMB Doula Program (Birth Outcomes made better), impacts of COVID on the home visiting programs & plans for next year.     Not available
     Standing Agenda Items:    Not available
   6. Discussion of DHS 140 certification     Not available
     Strategic Planning has begun in collaboration with Genesis Health Consulting and will be completed in July 2022.     Not available
   7. Lead Program    Not available
     The Public Health Foundation finished their audit, and are working on their recommendations, which will be released in early December for a public presentation to Common Council. They are also working with DHS on quality improvement processes, and have launched into planning with partners on utilizing ARPA funds. The CDC announced an update to lower the blood reference value of concern for children to 3.5ug/dL.     Not available
   8. Strategic Planning    Not available
   9. Milwaukee Health Department branch collaboration updates    Not available
     Medical Services– scheduling a tour with Dr. Bhattacharya and Dr. Paradis of the lab to get more engaged with Medical Services and the Lab PIE – Board members met new directors in PIE, Mike (Data & Evaluation) & Langston (Health Strategy)     Not available
   10. Future agenda Items    Not available
   11. Adjournment    Not available
     Board Member Gomez-Tom motioned to adjourn, Board Member Sinclair seconded, and the meeting adjourned at 6:51 PM.     Not available
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