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<br /> <br />~ <br />;i;a~~~ <br /> <br />, JEFFERSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT <br />,. <br /> <br />Board Members: <br /> <br />HEALTH BOARD <br /> <br />Minutes: <br /> <br />March 20, 1985 <br /> <br />Staff Members: <br /> <br />B,G, Brown, Chairman <br />John L, Pitts. Member <br />Larry W. Dennison, Member <br />Glenn Ison, Member <br /> <br />Randall M. Durant, R.S. <br />Gretchen Gephart, D.O.N. <br />Joseph Fischnaller, M.D. <br />Gael Stuart, Administrator <br /> <br />Approval of Minutes: Commissioner Pitts moved to approve <br />the Minutes ot February~~f985, Chairman Brown seconded the motion. <br /> <br />NURSING DIRECTOR REPORT: Gretchen Gephart noted the following <br />se~vices were provideo during the month of February: <br /> <br />'1< Pre School: <br /> <br />* Schools: <br /> <br />* Blood Pressure <br />Screening <br /> <br />* Nursing Home': <br /> <br />* New Services: <br /> <br />* Home Visits: <br /> <br />A Health Awareness program on toothbrushing was <br />presented for the Chimacum Co-Op Preschool while <br />the Nordland Pre School toured the Health Department. <br /> <br />Two sessions were held in the Brinnon School for <br />6th,7th and 8th grade children on infection control <br />and diseases. <br /> <br />A vision and hearing screening Drog~am has been <br />initiated for the private schools in the area, <br /> <br />A Blood Pressure screening was held a~ the Court- <br />house, primarily for County employees. Of the <br />37 people screened there were four referrals made <br />to doctors. <br /> <br />A session was done on "Nutrition in the Elderly" <br />at the Kai Tai Nursing Home for the staff. <br /> <br />A program for distributing free Hemocults to the <br />over 55 age group has been initiated to encourage <br />checks for colorectal cancer. This program is <br />partially sponsored by the National Cancer Society <br />who provide the kits and the Health Department <br />does the testing when the kits are returned. <br /> <br />A number of home visits were done for the State Child <br />Protective Services to evaluate the home environment <br />for general health status. <br />