minhead.gif (11357 bytes)APPROVED 11/9/94


May 3, 1994
BOARD OF HEALTH - REGULAR MEETING
Commissioners' Conference Room - 9:00 a.m.

Chair Jerry Rust presided with Steve Cornacchia, Ellie Dumdi, Marie Frazier and Jack Roberts present. Sharon Giles, Recording Secretary.

1. Minutes:
        May 20, 1992, Board of Health Meeting, Following MWSD
        November 4, 1993, Board of Health Meeting, Following BCC
        May 4, 1993, Board of Health Meeting, 9:00 a.m.
        November 3, 1993, Board of Health Meeting, Following HACSA

2.    REPORT/Semi-Annual Board of Health Report.

Rob Rockstroh, Director of Health and Human Services, briefly reviewed the agenda memorandum (see material on file) and highlighted some items of particular interest to the Board.

He discussed some of the impacts on Lane County's programs as a result of the Oregon Health Plan. Rockstroh observed that there have been 20 heroin-related deaths in Lane County in the last 15 months. He publicly thanked Dr. Rob Norvich, who resigned after 13 years as medical director of the County's Methadone Treatment Program. Responding to Frazier, Rockstroh stated that he thinks the poverty population is increasing at a larger rate than the general population. Responding to Dumdi, Rockstroh noted the increased demands for service in the coastal area due to increased population.

MOTION: To accept the Report and approve the Minutes. Roberts MOVED, Frazier SECONDED. VOTE: 5-0.

There being no further business, this meeting adjourned at 9:20 p.m.

Sharon Giles, Recording Secretary

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