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Highlights of the October 8th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Oct 9

This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council featured deliberations on two pending proposed amendments to existing regulations, and a pair of informational presentations for Council members on current Department initiatives and activities. First, Associate Commissioner Suzanne Condon provided an update on public comments received on a series of   …Continue Reading Highlights of the October 8th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights of the September 17th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Sep 17

This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council featured a series of three Determination of Need (DoN) requests, a status update on draft regulations related to immunizations, and two informational presentations on two key Department initiatives. The Council first took up a Determination of Need application with   …Continue Reading Highlights of the September 17th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights of the August 13th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Aug 13

The August monthly meeting of the Public Health Council featured three Determination of Need (DoN) requests and a series of presentations and updates from the Department. First, the Council took up a Determination of Need request involving a transfer of ownership of Wing Memorial Hospital in   …Continue Reading Highlights of the August 13th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights of the July 16 Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Jul 16

This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council featured discussions on two Determination of Need (DoN) requests, a final vote on proposed amendments to existing regulations related to prevention and treatment of sports concussions among student athletes, and two informational presentations on current DPH activities   …Continue Reading Highlights of the July 16 Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights of the June 18 Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Jun 18

This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council featured several Determination of Need (DoN) requests, a vote on final amendments to certain DoN regulations, and informational presentations on two current Department initiatives. First, the Council took up three DoN requests: a change of majority ownership interest   …Continue Reading Highlights of the June 18 Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights of the May 14th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on May 15

Highlights of the May 14th Public Health Council Meeting

The Public Health Council took up a series of discussions on proposed Determination of Need (DoN) requests, status updates on several proposed amendments to public health regulations, and final votes on proposed regulations at their May 14th meeting. First, the Council considered a Determination of   …Continue Reading Highlights of the May 14th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights of the April 9th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Apr 9

This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council included a series of Determination of Need (DON) requests, followed by a set of three of informational presentations on pending amendments to regulations. The Council took up deliberations for a series of three Determination of Need requests,   …Continue Reading Highlights of the April 9th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights of the March 12th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Mar 12

This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council included a series of informational presentations on the status of various proposed amendments to current public health regulations and an update from the Commissioner on key DPH initiatives moving forward. First, the Council received an update from Office   …Continue Reading Highlights of the March 12th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights of the February 12th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Feb 13

The February Public Health Council meeting featured two Determination of Need (DoN) requests from area health care facilities; final votes on two proposed amendments to regulations, and an informational presentation on planning for the 2014 arbovirus season. First, the Council considered a Determination of Need   …Continue Reading Highlights of the February 12th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights of the January 8th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Jan 8

Highlights of the January 8th Public Health Council Meeting

The agenda for today’s monthly meeting of the Public Health Council included a pair of Determination of Need requests from area health care facilities, and informational presentations and updates from two programs within the DPH Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality. The meeting began   …Continue Reading Highlights of the January 8th Public Health Council Meeting