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Help guide the future of local public health services delivery in Douglas County

New nine-member Public Health Advisory Committee will advise County Commissioners.

Committee workingAre you a resident of Douglas County with the desire to be a community voice as the County explores the public health services needs of its residents and business community?

If your answer is yes, please consider applying to serve on the Public Health Advisory Committee and provide invaluable citizen and business input and perspective to the Board of County Commissioners. Members of this nine-person board will be appointed by the Board of Douglas County Commissioners. Applications must be received by July 27, 2021.

Selected Committee members must commit to attending monthly meetings beginning in August 2021 through January 2022 and additional meetings that may be required. The Committee may be extended further into 2022 by the Commissioners.

In addition to the county residency requirement, ideal candidates to join this committee will have related knowledge or expertise in areas such as public health, environmental health, emergency management, medicine/nursing, health promotion/health education, mental health/social work, education, community advocacy/engagement, media relations, business or local government.

For additional information, please review the details linked above or contact the Douglas County Commissioners’ Office at 303-660-7401.

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