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<br />JEFFERSON COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH <br />MINUTES <br />Thursday, November 16, 2006 <br /> <br />Board Members: <br />David Sullivan, Chairman - County Commissioner District #2 <br />Patrick M. Rodgers, Vice Chairman - County Commissioner <br />District #3 <br />Phil Johnson- County Commissioner District #1 <br />Jill Buhler- Hospital Commissioner District #2 <br />GeoiJ Masci - Port Townsend City Council <br />Sheila Westerman - Citizen at Large (City) <br />Roberta Frimll- Citizen at Large (County) <br /> <br />StafMembers: <br />Jean Baldwin, Public Health Seroices Director <br />Julia Danskin, 1\Tursing Programs Director <br />Thomas Locke, MD, Health Officer <br />Mike M.cNickle, Environmental Health & Natural <br />Resources Director <br /> <br />Meeting was called to order at 2:30 pm on November 16,2006 by Chair Sullivan in the <br />conference room of Jefferson County Public Health. All Board members were present. <br />All staff members were present with the exception of Dr. Tom Locke. A quorum was <br />present. <br /> <br />APPROVAL OF AGENDA <br /> <br />Board Member Buhler moved to approve the agenda as written. Vice Chair <br />Rodgers seconded the motion, which carried by a unanimous vote. <br /> <br />APPROVAL OF MINUTES <br /> <br />Board Member Johnson moved to approve the minutes as written. Board Member <br />Westerman seconded the motion, which carried by a unanimous vote. <br /> <br />PUBLIC COMMENTS <br /> <br />None <br /> <br />OLD BUSINESS <br /> <br />Additional Human and Animal West Nile Cases in Washineton <br />Lisa McKenzie, Communicable Disease Program Coordinator, provided the Board with <br />two updated DOH News Press Releases, which confirmed 1 additional human WNV <br />infection producing mild disease and 1 case of horse infection, resulting in the death of <br />the horse bringing the total in Washington to 3 human, 6 horses and 13 bird testing <br />positive for WNV. Jefferson County sent 15 birds for testing all showing negative. <br />Surveillance for WNV closes at the end of November and will start up again in the <br />Spring. <br />