BOARD OF HEALTH MINUTES
President Doyle Webster called the Board of Health to order on†
Attendees:†††† Rita Hart, Lynn Jones, George Kellner, Dr. Kevin Ketring,
Absent:†††††††††† Pam Willis
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Cincinnati North Hotel
Mrs. Mitrione stated that the mold has been remediated.† She said
Dr. Ketring asked if they check the air.
Mrs. Mitrione replied they scrub the air.† They donít test it.† She said no mold is acceptable.† If you can see it or smell it, there is mold.† She said the moisture problem has been addressed and the roof repaired.† She said they didnít repair around the edges though.† Mrs. Mitrione said management told her they are going to replace the whole roof.
Dr. Ketring asked how long do we let this go on?
Mrs. Mitrione responded it needs to be maintained because of its history.† She said she will work with the Building Department to get the roof water tight.† She said the pool is under control and that five rooms were inspected on the ninth floor. She said there were cosmetic issues but no mold visible.
Mrs. Mitrione reported there were six applicants.† She said two did not have the right credentials and four were sanitarians.† She said they agreed that Ella was the best candidate and the hiring process has begun.† There will not be a new part-time position.
Six Star Honor Award
Mrs. Mitrione said ten restaurants will receive the
award.† There will be an article in the
newspaper and in the
Dr. Ketring suggested changing the date on the award to 2008 instead of 2007, and also to invite the winners to Council.†
Mrs. Mitrione said a letter was sent to The Boulevard and they have received two complaints since the hearing. †She said the next violation would result in a $500 fine.
Mrs. Mitrione stated there were a few other smoking complaints.† One was that Cincinnati North had too many smoking rooms available.† They are only allowed 20 percent smoking rooms.
Health Department Grants
Mrs. Mitrione said the
Mrs. Mitrione said the CRI money will be used to buy crowd control materials for the PODs.† She said last year they bought emergency preparedness kits for employees and residents.
Mrs. Mitrione said there will be no Pan Flu grant money next year.
HEALTH COMMISSIONERíS REPORT
Hotel/Motel Inspection Report
Mrs. Mitrione said the
Mrs. Hart suggested getting a copy of their training protocol.† She said some of the workers may not know the right way to do things.
School Inspection Report
Mrs. Mitrione reported they are using a computer program for
school inspections now.† She said
Springdale Elementary did not have hot water anywhere in the building except in
the kitchen.† She said they got on that
right away.† She said the teachers are
not allowed to have any chemicals in the rooms unless they have MSD sheets in
the room also.† Mrs. Mitrione said the
Mrs. Mitrione continued Heritage Hill had pebbles in the water.† She said internally they were doing the right thing but they had not contacted any outside agencies.† The sanitarian had them contact Cincinnati Water Works and run tests.† They flushed the system.
Mayor Webster asked Mrs. Mitrione to call the
Mrs. Mitrione stated that the
Childrenís Health Fair
Mrs. Hicks stated there were 130 volunteers and 500 children participating in the Childrenís Health Fair this year.† She said she will have evaluations ready for the next board meeting.
Hepatitis A Event
Mrs. Hicks said there was exposure to Hepatitis A at P F