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board of health

an administrative body acting on a municipal, county, state, provincial, or national level. The functions, powers, and responsibilities of boards of health vary with the locales. Each board is generally concerned with the recognition of the health needs of the people and the coordination of projects and resources to meet and identify these needs. Among the tasks of most boards of health are disease prevention, health education, and implementation of laws pertaining to health.

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.

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.

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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This was flatly at odds with what the state legislature had intended and then-Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli told the Board of Health so in so many words.
Officials told Board of Health members that, once the lead paint is removed, prisoners would be painting the building.
The city's Board of Health voted in September to approve the measure, which is scheduled to take effect on March 12, 2013.
In the 2000 Colorado bioterrorism statute, the state board of health was given the new authority to promulgate rules requiring each state and local health department, general or critical access hospital, and managed-care organization to write a plan for responding to bioterrorism (7).
21 provides that The board of health of a general health district may make such orders and regulations as are necessary for its own government, for the public health, the prevention or restriction of disease, and the prevention, abatement, or suppression of nuisances.
The PCMS Board of Directors has voiced its support by letter urging the 23-member Board of Health to ban smoking in restaurants.
27) In 1910, the Chicago Board of Health urged mothers to hire a wet nurse rather than bottle feed "for there are certain elements in mother's milk that we cannot supply in any artificial food.
Additionally, a notice will have to be filed with the Board of Health or Dept.
Friendly's continues to fully cooperate with the Arlington, Massachusetts Board of Health with regard to the case of Hepatitis A in an employee of our restaurant in Arlington.
Walsh today announced that the Boston Board of Health voted to approve amendments to the City of Boston's tobacco regulations which raise the minimum legal age for purchasing tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21, increase the age for admission to adult-only retail tobacco stores and smoking bars to 21, and streamline existing regulations.
Those questions all came up when selectmen and Board of Health members met to discuss the issue at a joint meeting last Thursday night.
Nonetheless, the Chatham County Board of Commissioners and its board of health decided that the county wanted additional, local control over swine farming and enacted an ordinance to regulate swine farming and a zoning ordinance to regulate the location of swine farms.

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