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Public Health Advisory Board meets October 17


October 9, 2019

What: A public meeting of the Public Health Advisory Board.

Agenda: Review 2017-19 public health modernization evaluation report and plan for the 2019-21 evaluation; discuss plans to modernize Oregon Health Authority public health survey systems in the 2019-21 biennium; review Oregon Health Policy Board-adopted definition of health equity; discuss wildfire policy development and health effects of wildfire smoke; and receive information about progress toward oral health and tobacco prevention goals in the State Health Improvement Plan and provide input on strategies.

When: Thursday, Oct. 17, 2-5 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. A public comment period will be held at the end of the meeting.

Where: Portland State Office Building, Room 177, 800 NE Oregon St., Portland. Also available remotely by phone at 877-873-8017, access code 767068 and by webinar.

Oregon’s Public Health Advisory Board provides guidance for Oregon’s governmental public health system and oversees the implementation of public health modernization and Oregon’s State Health Improvement Plan.

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If you need help or have questions, please contact Cara Biddlecom at 971-673-2284, 711 TTY,, at least 48 hours before the meeting.


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Delia Hernández

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Cara Biddlecom

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