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Future of Public Health Task Force meets May 12 in Bend

April 30, 2014

What: The sixth public meeting of the Task Force on the Future of Public Health. Agenda items include: Build understanding of Oregon’s early childhood priorities; explore and discuss first draft straw models; public comment period.

When: Monday, May 12, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: St. Charles Medical Center, 2500 NE Neff Road, Rooms A & B, Bend

Who: The Task Force on the Future of Public Health was created by Oregon HB 2348A to study the regionalization and consolidation of public health services, and the future of public health services in Oregon, to make recommendations for legislation.

The task force is made up of 15 members appointed by the Oregon Legislature, the Governor, and the directors of the Oregon Health Authority and the Department of Human Services.

Details: Space is limited. To participate by phone, call 1-888-363-4734, and use code 295577.

Future meeting dates currently scheduled:

June 18, 2014, Portland, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

July 16, 2014, Portland, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information about the meeting, contact Michael Tynan, policy officer, Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division, at 971-673-1282.

The meeting site is accessible to persons with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodation may request alternate formats, sign language interpreters, physical accessibility, or other reasonable accommodations by calling the Oregon Health Authority at 1-800-282-8096 at least 48 hours before the meeting.