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Douglas County Commissioners adopt resolution Creating and Appointing five to a Board of Health for Douglas County’s Public Health Department

The Board of Douglas County Commissioners today, by resolution, officially finalized the second of three steps fulfilling the organizational process for governance of its own single-county public health agency: the creation of a Board of Health (BOH) for the Douglas County Public Health Department (DCHD) – a department established by resolution on Sept. 7, 2021…. Read On

Douglas County Commissioners adopt resolution withdrawing from Tri County Health Department, form the Douglas County Public Health Agency

A Special Business Meeting on Sept. 7 was the setting for the Board of Douglas County Commissioners’ unanimous adoption of a resolution withdrawing from the governance of the Tri-County Health Department and establishing its own single-county public health agency. By state law, Douglas County has the authority to withdraw from Tri-County Health by resolution at… Read On

Douglas County Commissioners take steps to formalize creation of a County Public Health Agency

As of Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, effective with Board direction to staff during a recorded work session, the Board of Douglas County Commissioners is one step closer to withdrawing from the governance of the Tri-County Health Department, and establishing its own single-county public health agency, with no interruption in quality services. By creating its own,… Read On