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<br />" <br /> <br />U.~,b\Sl CONfROL <br /> <br />, <br />i'0L>UC HEALT~ ' <br />NURSING \ , <br />\ ~ <br /> <br />ii(I.,1i: <br /> <br />.'1',','- <br /> <br />t.i'IVili;J;-.,.1t.:1'f!AL <br />HEALTH <br /> <br />H::::AUH <br />EDUCATION <br /> <br />NURSING <br /> <br />STATI$T1G; <br /> <br /> <br />-=:::;.. <br /> <br />>(~..~ <br />~ -- -- <br /> <br />JEFFERSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT <br /> <br />80aSHERiDAN PORT TOWNSEND, WASH, 98368 <br /> <br />(206) 385.0722 <br /> <br />HEALT BOAR <br /> <br />'::}':-; <br /> <br />Minutes: April 17, 1985 <br /> <br />,.....:,... <br /> <br />Board Members: <br /> <br />,..-.'t, <br /> <br />,os <br /> <br />B. G. Brown ,Chaixman <br />John L. PittS , MellJ.ber <br />Larry W. Denni~~~~ Member <br />Glenn Ison,M~m!:1e,''if, <br />:.";' ':),:;' <br />~. '-, <br /> <br />Randall M, Durant, R.S. <br />Gretchen Gephart, D.O.N. <br />Joseph Fischnaller, M.D. <br />Gael Stuart, Administrator <br /> <br />exception of Commissioner <br />the meeting to order. <br /> <br />March 20, 1985 meeting <br />seconded by Chairman <br /> <br />NURSING DIRECTOR REPORT: Gretchen Gephart reported that March <br />was a very busymqnth with the Health Department staff helping 1,058:,people <br />in the office and,calso participated in the following community service <br />projects: <br /> <br />Poison <br />Week <br /> <br />The "Look Alike Box" was presented for parent of the <br />Headstart Program. <br /> <br />Posters for Poison Prevention Week were put up in o'octor' s <br />offices and pharmacies from Brinnon to Port Townsend. <br />Some pharmacies gave away free bottles of Syrup of Ipecac, <br />which is used to induce vomiting in cases of non-caustic <br />poisoning. <br /> <br />Schools & <br />Children <br /> <br />Did a session at the Brinnon Schools on Hypertension in <br />children. <br /> <br />Scoliosis (curvature of the spine) screening is being <br />picked up in the Port Townsend School District. The <br />District will ~ay the costs for this screening. <br /> <br />A Toy Loaner Program has been set up at the Jefferson <br />County Library and a supply of sturdy wooden toys were <br />purchased with funds donated by the Kiwanis. This will <br />h",lp the Library promote the theme "Take out a book, <br />take out a toy" for this summer. <br />