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Workgroup of Future of Public Health Task Force meets August 11

What: A workgroup of the Task Force on the Future of Public Health will meet to discuss options for implementing the draft straw model of governmental public health services developed by the full task force. Implementation options developed during the workgroup meeting will be brought to the August 20 Task Force meeting for consideration.

When: Monday, August 11, 1-2:30 p.m.

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

Who: This workgroup of Future of Public Health Task Force is composed of four current members of the full task force. 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 Legislature, the Governor, and the directors of the Oregon Health Authority and the Department of Human Services.

Details: Space is limited. For more information about the meeting, contact Michael Tynan 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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