BOARD OF HEALTH MINUTES
President Doyle Webster called the Board of Health to order
Attendees: Rita Hart, Lynn Jones, George Kellner, Dr. Kevin Ketring, Pam Willis,
The minutes of
Ms. Messer stated she had about 40 doses of flu vaccine left. She said they were able to get at least one extra dose from each vile.
Blood Pressure Monitoring
Ms. Messer said she does blood pressure monitoring for the Springdale Seniors once a month and for the Maple Knoll Seniors once a month. She said she will continue to do that at the Community Center.
Children’s Health Fair
In response to a question from Mrs. Hart about the
Children’s Health Fair, Ms. Messer said Sharonville is scheduling the booths
REGULATION R1-2005 “A REGULATION OF THE SPRINGDALE BOARD OF HEALTH AMENDING BOARD OF HEALTH REGULATION R1-2004 WHICH ESTABLISHED FEES FOR FOOD SERVICE OPERATIONS, RETAIL FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS, VENDING MACHINE LOCATIONS, AND TEMPORARY FOOD OPERATIONS WITHIN THE CITY OF SPRINGDALE; AND ESTABLISHED FEES FOR FOOD SERVICE OPERATION AND RETAIL FOOD ESTABLISHMENT PLAN REVIEWS”
Mrs. Mitrione read Regulation R1-2005 for the third reading. Dr. Ketring made a motion to adopt and Mrs. Jones seconded. The regulation passed with five affirmative votes.
Election of President Pro Tempore
Mrs. Jones nominated George Kellner. Dr. Ketring nominated Rita Hart, who declined the nomination. Mr. Kellner was elected by acclamation.
HEALTH COMMISSIONER’S REPORT
Mrs. Mitrione stated over fifteen people signed up for mammograms this time. She said that was a good response and they will continue to offer the service twice a year.
Hoxworth Blood Donations
Mrs. Mitrione said she talked to the Hoxworth people at the Business Expo and set up a day for employee donations. Over twenty people signed up and sixteen were actually able to donate.
Mrs. Mitrione reported the
Doctors Urgent Care Sewage Problem
Mrs. Mitrione stated that Doctors Urgent Care has had
problems being flooded with water and sewage.
She said the
Mayor Webster asked about the water being too hot. Mrs. Mitrione said the water from the dish machine melts the grease, then it hardens farther down the line.
Mayor Webster asked if we should have Outback hook up the grease receptor. Mrs. Mitrione replied maybe they should.
Mrs. Mitrione said
Mayor Webster said Mrs. Mitrione should check with other cities. Dr. Ketring said he thought that was MSD’s jurisdiction. Mrs. Hart asked if MSD inspects and Mrs. Mitrione replied no.
Mrs. Hart asked, if we have an ordinance how do we check?
Mayor Webster replied we require them to show proof that the grease trap has been cleaned.
Mrs. Mitrione said she will check with MSD and other cities about grease trap cleaning.
Mrs. Mitrione said the Lincoln Heights Health Care Connection asked her to be a board member. She said it would require eight to ten hours a month and that they meet every fourth Wednesday evening. After much discussion by the board, the board did not think she should commit to that.
Director of Nursing Job
Mrs. Mitrione stated that an ad had run once in The Enquirer for a new nurse and she had received some resumes. The ad is to run again on the following Sunday. The board suggested removing the three-year public health service requirement. Mrs. Mitrione said they would be looking at the applications and interviewing early in February. She said it was important to get the new person in for a transition period before Ms. Messer leaves for a transition period.
In discussion about interviews, Dr. Ketring said he thought Dr. Webb should sit in on the interviews and Mrs. Hart said she would be interested in the interview questions. Mr. Kellner was invited to sit in on interviews.