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3/6/2014

Future of Public Health Task Force meets March 19

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

  • Develop an understanding of governmental public health financing.
  • Learn about other models for delivering governmental public health.
  • Discuss key elements for delivering governmental public health services.
  • Public comment period.

When: Wednesday, March 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Portland State Office Building, 800 NE Oregon St., Room 1E, Portland

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:

-- April 16, Portland, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (tentative time)

-- May 12, Bend, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (tentative time)

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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