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board of health

A body of a municipal or state government, which is responsible for co-ordinating public health activities in a specified city, county or state.
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board of health

Managed care A body of a municipal or state government which is responsible for coordinating public health activities in a specified city, county, or state. See Centers for Disease Control.
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board of health

A public body, appointed or elected, concerned with administering the laws pert. to the health of the public.
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The project coordinator, a member of CHAB, and a representative from the local board of health interviewed applicants and selected team members on the basis of their expertise, their willingness to contribute time and energy to the project, and the stakeholders' interests they represented relative to those represented by other applicants.
The percentage of LHDs with a local board of health, however, did not differ significantly between the two groups, and neither did median per capita spending.
Spending was > 14 percent higher among agencies governed by a local board of health compared with agencies without such boards (p< .001), after controlling for other characteristics in the reduced-form model (Table 2).
SIR JAMES ALLANSON PICTON was a prominent member of both Liverpool town council and the Wavertree Local Board of Health.
In D.A.B.E., the Ohio Supreme Court was asked whether "the Ohio Revised Code authorizes or delegates to a local board of health or general health district the authority to prohibit smoking in all public places...." In answering the question, the court made three fundamental points of law.
An inspection prompted by a complaint to the local Board of Health revealed several areas of the property that contained lead and Mr.
While the state lists Boylston as being at "moderate risk" for mosquito born illnesses, "the local Board of Health placed Boylston as being in a "high risk" category due to the fact that EEE was found in a neighboring town, an email from the Board of Health states.
coli and coliform bacteria, which can cause intestinal distress, prompting the restaurant to close on Wednesday and notify the local Board of Health and the state Department of Environmental Protection.
Under the current arrangement, each local Board of Health has local autonomy in dealing with Worcester.
That paperwork includes a permit from the local Board of Health identifying the public health or safety threat posed by beaver activity, and may include an order of conditions from the local Conservation Commission governing work in a wetland.
Julia Hurley, spokeswoman for the state Department of Public Health, said children's summer camps are inspected and licensed by the local board of health in the city or town where they are located.
She is under the jurisdiction of her local board of health and Dr.