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Jonathan Modie
OHA Public Health 971-246-9139
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Future of Public Health Task Force meets June 18

What: The seventh public meeting of the Task Force on the Future of Public Health. Agenda items include:

  • Share straw model feedback from external stakeholders;
  • Continue to refine straw model;
  • Discuss process for determining sustainable funding and governance structure proposals;
  • Public comment period.

When: Wednesday, June 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Portland State Office Building, Room 1B, 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland

Who: The Task Force on the Future of Public Health was created by Oregon HB 2348 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 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:

July 23, 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.

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