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Workgroup of Future of Public Health Task Force meets July 8, 15

What: A workgroup of the Task Force on the Future of Public Health will meet to discuss and develop options for putting into operation a draft straw model of governmental public health services. The model is being considered by the full task force. Options developed during the workgroup meetings will be brought to the task force’s meeting July 23 for consideration.

When:  July 8 and July 15, 9:30-11 a.m.

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

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 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, 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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